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Giuseppina D’Agostino, Copyright, Contracts, Creators: New Media, New Rules (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2010).

David Vaver with Marcel Boyer & M.J. Trebilcock, eds, Competition and Intellectual Property (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2009).

Ikechi Mgbeoji, Global Biopiracy: Patents, Plants and Indigenous Knowledge (Vancouver: UBC Press, 2006).

David Vaver and Giuseppina D’Agostino with C Ng & T Piper, eds, Intellectual Property Law in Canada (Toronto: Irwin Law, Forthcoming).

David Vaver and Giuseppina D’Agostino, Copyright Law, 2d ed (Toronto: Irwin Law, Forthcoming).

Book Chapters

David Vaver, “Harmless Copying” in Rosemary J Coombe, Darren Wershler & Martin Zeilinger, eds, Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creating Canadian Culture Online (Toronto: Univ of Toronto Press, 2012, Forthcoming).

David Vaver with Tina Piper, “Ownership of Medical Images in E-Science Collaborations: Overture or Central Plot?” in W Dutton & P W Jeffreys, eds, World Wide Science: Reshaping the Sciences and Humanities (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2010).

Carys Craig, “Locking out Lawful Users: Fair Dealing and Anti-Circumvention in Bill C-32” in Michael Geist, ed, From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2010) 177.

Giuseppina D’Agostino, “Net Rights” in Ryan Goodman et al, eds, Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights (Oxford: Oxford University Press 2009).

David Vaver, “To Serve and Protect: The Challenge for Intellectual Property Law” in L Boy, J Drexel, C Godt, R Hilty & B Remiche, eds, Technology and Competition – Technologie et Concurrence: Liber Amicorum Hanns Ullrich (Brussels: Larcier, 2009).

David Vaver, “Brand Culture: Trade Marks, Marketing and Consumption – Responding Legally to Professor Schroeder’s Paper”, in L Bently, J Davis & J Ginsburg, eds, Trade Marks and Brands: An Interdisciplinary Critique (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2008) ch 8.

David Vaver, “Does the Public Understand Intellectual Property Law? Do Lawyers?” in Meredith Lectures 2006: Intellectual Property at the Edge: New Approaches to IP in a Transsystemic World (Yvon Blais & Faculty of Law, McGill Univ., 2007); reprinted in K Grau-Kuntz & D Borges Barbosa, eds, Ensaios sobre o Direito Imaterial: Estudos Dedicados a Newton Silveira (Essays on Immaterial Right: Studies Dedicated to Newton Silveira) (Rio de Janeiro, Editora Lumen Juris, 2009) 375.

Journal Articles

David Vaver, “Snooping, Privacy and Precedent in Ontario” (2011) 23 IPJ 243.

David Vaver, “Clerical Errors in the Patent Office” (2011) 23 IPJ 131.

David Vaver, “Consent or No Consent: The Burden of Proof in Intellectual Property Infringement” (2011) 23 IPJ 147.

David Vaver, “Sprucing Up Patent Law” (2011) 23 IPJ 63.

Giuseppina D’Agostino, “The History of Copyright Contract in Relation to the Freelancer” (2010) 22 IPJ 273.

Giuseppina D’Agostino with DA Woodward, “Diagnosing Our Health Records in the Digital World” (2010) 22 IPJ 127.

Giuseppina D’Agostino, “Same Issues, Different Treatment: Common Law and Civilian Approaches to the Copyright Treatment of Freelance Works” (2008) 2 Int’l J IP Mgmt 88.

Giuseppina D’Agostino, “Healing Fair Dealing? A Comparative Copyright Analysis of Canada’s Fair Dealing to UK Fair Dealing and UK Fair Use” (2008) 53 McGill LJ 1.

Giuseppina D’Agostino, “Copyright in Sound bites: Bidding for or against the Public Interest? (2008) 43 Sup Ct Law Rev (2d) 413.

Giuseppina D’Agostino with C Hinds, M Jirotka, et al, “On the Importance of Intellectual Property Rights for eScience and the Electronic Health Record” (2008) 14:2 Informatics Health J 95.

Carys Craig, “Digital Locks and the Fate of Fair Dealing in Canada: In Pursuit of ‘Prescriptive Parallelism’” (2010) J World Intellectual Property 503.

Carys Craig, “The Canadian Public Domain: What, Where, and to What End?” (2010) CJLT 221.

David Vaver, “Copyright and the Internet: From Owner Rights and User Duties to User Rights and Owner Duties?” 57:3 Case Western L Rev 731 (2007) (first available in 2010).