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Canada Combats Counterfeiting with Bill C-56 (Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act)
March 08, 2013
On March 1, 2013, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-56 in the House of Commons (The Combating Counterfeit Products Act). Bill C-56 introduces a series of amendments to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act, intended to strengthen the enforcement of copyright and trade-marks rights by way of new border enforcement measures and both civil and criminal remedies. Published on the Bennett Jones Thought Network.