Peter Wells discusses the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11) in Embassy 

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October 5, 2011

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United States, European Union fingered in new copyright push
Former diplomats, experts say foreign governments have long desired the bill that is now likely to pass with Tory majority. Will Canada's interests be served?
October 5, 2011 - Embassy
Sneh Duggal

Peter Wells, a partner in the Intellectual Property Group in the Toronto office, discusses the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11) in an article titled United States, European Union fingered in new copyright push  in Embassy. Peter discusses Canada's reputation regarding intellectual property rights.

"He said there has been a perception in Washington that Canada has not lived up to its international obligations in terms of intellectual property rights. "I think countries that have significant cultural industries and are exporting various forms of output in the form of movies or music to Canada, I can't imagine that they would be any less than thrilled to see these changes," he said. "

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