A Shifting Empire edited by Uma Suthersanen and Ysolde Gendreau
The 1911 Copyright Act was the first globalising copyright law of the 20th century. This book is the first to trace not only the history of the Act, but also its legislative impact on national copyright laws in 9 countries, and the consequences of this transplantation of the law in a modern context.
Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this practical guide to cyber law – the law affecting information and communication technology (ICT) – in Jamaica covers every aspect of the subject, including intellectual property rights in the ICT sector, relevant competition rules, drafting and negotiating ICT-related contracts, electronic transactions, privacy issues, and computer crime. Lawyers who handle transnational matters will appreciate the detailed explanation of specific characteristics of practice and procedure.
An Emerging Intellectual Property Paradigm features the works of reputed experts who highlight the special features of Canadian intellectual property law. Our Dianne Daley is the author of the section entitled Canada's Treatment of Geographical Indications: Compliant or Defiant? This work looks critically at Canada's implementation of its obligation to provide protection for geographical indications (GIs) to other Member countries under the Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement of the World Trade Organization (WTO TRIPS Agreement).