After Bill C-32, the Copyright Modernization Act, died on the order table following the last election, the Government of Canada re-introduced on September 29, 2011 the Copyright Modernization Act as Bill C-11 with the exact same text as previously proposed under Bill C-32. However, with a firm majority, the Conservative government is now expected to pass the amendments to the Copyright Act before the end of 2011, which would represent the first major changes to the Copyright Act since 1997. (...)

type Intellectual Property Bulletin - October 2011