Copyright Talk - Sam Trosow

Collected Works Bookstore & Coffeebar
1242 Wellington (at Holland), Ottawa
Sunday, March 30, 2pm

Sam Trosow will talk about the book:
Canadian Copyright: A Citizen's Guide
(Between the Lines, 2007, ISBN 978-1-897071-30-4)

About the book:
Inan age of downloadable culture, messages about copyright areubiquitous. Whether you're an artist, consumer, or teacher, copyrightwill be a part of your everyday life. Yet no resource exists to explainCanadian copyright law to ordinary Canadians. In accessible language,and using colorful examples and case studies, this book parses theCopyright Act and explains pertinent issues. It also makes a case forgrassroots engagement in balanced legal reform.

About the authors:
LauraMurray is an Associate Professor in the English Department of Queen'sUniversity in Kingston, Ontario, and creator of the website http://www.faircopyright.ca

SamTrosow is an Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontarioin London, Ontario; he is jointly appointed in the Faculties of Law andInformation & Media Studies. Prof. Trosow is spending hissabbatical year in Ottawa as the visiting faculty scholar in residenceat the Canadian Association of University Teachers. He maintains awebsite at http://samtrosow.ca

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