AuthorLesley Ellen Harris
ProfessionLawyer, author, and educator
Chapter 1 Understanding
Intellectual Property
1. A Guide to Patents , Canadian Intellectual Property O ce,
site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/wr01090.html , accessed May 15, 2013.
2. See Canadian Intellectual Property O ce Practice Notice dated March 28, 2012, ,
accessed May 15, 2013.
3. Brie y, common law evolves through decisions in court cases (sometimes called
case law); statutes are wr itten laws approved and enacted by Parliament.
Chapter 2 Copyright Law in Canada
1. R.S.C, 1985, c. C-42, as amended.
2. The Copyright Modernization Act is at
/Publication.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&DocID=5697419. The Order Fixing
Various Dates as the Dates on which Certain Provisions of the Act Come into Force is
in Appendix II to this book. Also, check for any updates on
the remaining provisions coming into e ect.
3. See , accessed May 15,
Chapter 3 Is Your Creation Eligible
for Copyright Protection?
1. The Supreme Court of Canada provides a good summary of originality in CCH
Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of Upper Canada, [204] 1 S.C.R. 339, paragraphs 14–25.
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