“Digital Locks and the Fate of Fair Dealing in Canada: In Pursuit of ‘Prescriptive Parallelism’”


Dr. Carys Craig is an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she teaches in the field of intellectual property law. She is the Director of the Osgoode Professional Development Part-time LL.M. Program in Intellectual Property. Dr. Craig received her LL.B with First Class Honours from the University of Edinburgh, her LLM from Queen’s University, and her SJD from the University of Toronto, where she was a graduate fellow of the Centre for Innovation Law and Policy. Her dissertation, Putting the Community in Communication: Re-Imagining the Copyright Model (forthcoming, Edward Elgar Press, 2010) employs critical legal and social theory to examine the central assumptions of copyright doctrine.



This presentation concerns the potential impact of anti-circumvention laws on fair dealing and the public domain in Canada. It explores possible approaches to regulating technological protection measures while maintaining our traditional copyright balance.

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