ookman: Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law + CD
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Online version of 7 volumes looseleaf supplemented book + Bound volume

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Sookman: Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law (ProView online only)
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From a single volume as first published in 1989 to the present seven volumes of detailed, comprehensive coverage, this publication has become the foremost Canadian authority on the law of computers, the Internet and electronic commerce and is frequently referred to and applied by the courts. This publication provides the only current source of Canadian information that comprehensively analyzes a broad range of topics including:


  • Electronic Contracting
  • Privacy and Data Protection issues
  • Jurisdictional and Regulatory issues relating to the Internet
  • Electronic Evidence
  • Law Reform
  • Consumer protection on the Internet
  • Using and Protecting Trade-marks and Domain Names
  • Protecting Copyright on the Internet
  • Glossary of legal and technical definitions of technological terms drawn from Canadian, U.S. and European sources
  • Useful appendices of:
    • Relevant statutes and regulations from Canada and abroad
    • International treaties, model Acts and proposals


This publication is also the leading text on acquiring and protecting information technology including:


  • Copyright protection for software, databases, webpages and sites
  • Creation of compatible software
  • Remedies for copyright infringement and a unique analysis of how to establish copyright infringement in cyberspace
  • Patent protection for software and business methods


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About the Author
Barry Sookman is a partner in the firm's Toronto office and co-leader of its Technology Law Group. Former leader of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Recognized as one of Canada's foremost authorities in information technology, Internet and copyright law. Acts in connection with complex IT/IP transactions such as outsourcings and in IT/IP litigation. Has argued numerous precedent-setting cases at all levels of courts including the Supreme Court of Canada. Author of numerous books, including the leading five-volume treatise Computer, Internet and Electronic Commerce Law, Canadian and International Casebook, Copyright: Cases and Commentary on the Canadian and International Law, and Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Terms: Judicial, Legislative and Technical Definitions. Consistently identified by numerous publications as among Canada's top information technology and intellectual property lawyers. Adjunct Professor of Intellectual Property at Osgoode Law School. Member of the Joint CBA/PTIC Copyright Committee. Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1982. You can follow his blog at barrysookman.com