DOC Fair Dealing Roadshow

The Documentary Organization of Canada (DOC) is hosting a National Fair Dealing Roadshow.  Next Thursday, January 27, 2011, the Roadshow stops in Toronto and there will be a panel discussion in which I will be participating.  From the DOC’s website for the event:

The National Fair Dealing Road Show aims to introduce potential users to DOC’s Copyright and Fair Dealing – Guidelines for Documentary Filmmakers, published in May 2010.  Filmmakers are encouraged to bring their “war stories” on copyright and to engage on case studies presented for discussion. As an exercise in building community-based consensus the panels also discuss copyright myths and argue whether a particular use of copyright-protected material would meet the Fair Dealing exclusion or not.

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Bob Tarantino

About Bob Tarantino

Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.

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