Author: Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-04-09Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-04-09



Copyright reform

Copyright amendments in budget 2022Copyright amendments in budget 2022



The budget revealed several initiates to amend the Copyright Act. Specifically, the budget reveals the government’s intention to amend the Copyright Act to implement Canada’s term extension obligations under the CUSMA and to ensure fair remuneration  for copying in the educational sector.

Here is what the government has planned.

In Budget 2022, the government proposes to introduce amendments to the Copyright Act to extend the general term of copyright protection from 50 to 70 years after the life of the author as agreed under the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement.

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Trade Secrets and Innovation

Trade secrets and innovation: Lifting the Veil on Trade Secrets for Canada’s superclustersTrade secrets and innovation: Lifting the Veil on Trade Secrets for Canada’s superclusters



I had the pleasure of speaking yesterday to the ecosystem of innovators and their innovation partners affiliated with Canada’s Ocean Supercluster, Protein Industries Supercluster, and Digital Technologies Supercluster. My topic was “Lifting the Veil on Trade Secrets”.

Innovation is tremendously important for Canadians. Our economy – and ultimately the prosperity and well-being of Canadians – depends on Canadian businesses’ ability to innovate and compete internationally.

If you are thinking about 21st century developments in Big data analysis, Quantum computing, AI and machine learning, Future networks and 5G, Distributed systems and blockchain, Geonomics, Virtual, mixed and augmented reality, Robotics and Cybersecurity – take a look at the projects of the Digital Technologies Supercluster.…

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