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Intellectual Property Law

Core Texts

Consolidated Laws and Annotations

Copyright and Industrial Design



Trade Secrets

  • Dreyfuss, Rochelle C. & Strandburg, Katherine J. eds. The Law and Theory of Trade Secrecy: A Handbook of Contemporary Research. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, 2011.​
  • Fairbairn, Keith G. & Thorburn, Julie A. Law of Confidential Business Information. Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 1998–2016


Other Useful Texts

  • Burnshtein, Sheldon. The Corporate Counsel Guide to Intellectual Property Law. Aurora, Ont.: Canada Law Book, 2000.
  • Dimock, Ronald E. I Thought of That! A Practical Guide to Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright. Toronto: CCH Canadian, 1999.
  • Harris, Lesley Ellen. Canadian Copyright Law, 4th ed. Hoboken, N.J., Wiley, 2014.
  • Kratz, Martin P.J. Canada's Intellectual Property Law in a Nutshell, 2nd ed. Scarborough, Ont.: Carswell, 2010.
  • Kratz, Martin P.J. Obtaining Patents, 2nd ed. Scarborough, Ont.: Carswell, 1999.
  • Kratz Martin P.J. & LaRoche, Kevin. The Business of Innovation: Intellectual Property Transactions and Strategies in the New Economy. Toronto: Carswell/Thomson Reuters, 2016.


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