Liberals may explore registration system for extra copyright protection in TPP

Copyright lawyers split over potential to provoke an investor challenge.

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The World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 01/27/2016 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 01/27/2016 12:31 pm EST

Canada’s government may weigh the merits of a registration system for the extra years of copyright protection required by the Trans-Pacific Partnership as part of its analysis of the deal, says David Lametti, the parliamentary secretary for Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland.

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