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Copyright at MHC

Copyright News/Recent Scholarship

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In this section, you will find current articles, blog posts, and podcasts about recent developments and news with regard to copyright in Canada.


CARL Applauds Supreme Court's Copyright Ruling on the Application of Tariffs and Fair Dealing

CARL - July 30, 2021


Sword of Damocles Removed: Supreme Court of Canada Releases Copyright Decision Regarding Application of Tariffs and Fair Dealing

Article by Clark Wilson - July 30, 2021


The CUSMA Term Extension Consultation Submissions 

Government of Canada - June 2021


The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 78: Jennifer Jenkins on What Copyright Term Extension Could Mean for Canada

Podcast from Michael Geist's blog - March 1, 2021


Afraid to Lead: Canadian Government Launches Timid Consultation on Implementing Copyright Term Extension

Article by Michael Geist - February 12, 2021


Fair Dealing and Emergency Remote Teaching in Canada

Blog post by Samuel Trosow - March 21, 2020

Canadian Copyright Blogs

Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law.  Dr. Geist is also an internationally syndicated columnist on technology issues and is an important voice in Canadian copyright development.


Howard Knopf is the Chairman of the Copyright Policy Committee of the Canadian Bar Association.  He is a lawyer who practices mainly in the areas of copyright, trade-marks, cyberlaw, and related issues.


Meera Nair is the Copyright Officer at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and completed her doctoral dissertation on Canadian copyright law.  


Samuel Trosow is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Western Ontario.  He also serves on the Librarians Committee of the Canadian Association of University Teachers.


Ariel Katz is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Toronto and holds the Innovation Chair in Electronic Commerce.