Day: January 29, 2012

Redefining copyright in the digital eraRedefining copyright in the digital era

Here is a copy of the article with the above title published in the January  20, 2012 edition of The Lawyers Weekly.

In early December, copyright lawyers from across the country descended on the Supreme Court to participate in a cluster of cases that may redefine the scope of copyright in the digital era.

The first case heard, ESA v. SOCAN, put the question directly to the court of how the bundle of rights set out in s. 3 of the Copyright Act ought to be construed in the case of downloads of files containing musical works. …

Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29Computer and Internet Law Weekly Updates for 2012-01-29