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Statutory Review of the Copyright Act: My Testimony Before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage

On Dec 4, I appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, as part of the statutory review of the Copyright Act and its study on remuneration models for artists and creative industries. Here is my written

Posted in Blog, Copyright, Copyright Collectives

Statutory Review of the Copyright Act: My Testimony Before the House of Commons INDU Committee

On Dec 3, I appeared before the House of Common’s Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, as part of the statutory review of the Copyright Act. Here is my written testimony: Good afternoon. My name is Ariel Katz. I am

Posted in Blog, Copyright, Copyright Collectives, Stationers

South Africa’s Proposed Copyright Fair Use Right Should Be a Model for the World

Sean Flynn, American University Washington College of Law Michael W. Carroll, American University Washington College of Law Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law Ariel Katz, University of Toronto, Faculty of Law Leandro Mendonça, Universidade Federal Fluminense (UFF), Cultural

Posted in Blog, Copyright

Piracy in Canada: We Don’t Have a Lawlessness Problem But a Competition Problem

The Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) has requested me to prepare a Report in connection with the application by the FairPlay Coalition to the CRTC and its proposed website-blocking mechanism. PIAC asked me to assess the Applicants’ claims in light

Posted in Antitrust / Competition Law, Blog, Copyright, Stationers

Debunking the Fair Use vs. Fair Dealing Myth: Have We Had Fair Use All Along?

It is Fair Dealing Week and I’m happy to share a draft of my new forthcoming chapter “Debunking the Fair Use vs. Fair Dealing Myth: Have We Had Fair Use All Along?“. Here’s the abstract: According to conventional wisdom, a

Posted in Blog, Copyright, My Research
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