Proceedings of the Standing Senate Committee on
Banking, Trade and Commerce

Second Session, Forty-first Parliament, 2013-14

Chair: The Honourable IRVING GERSTEIN


Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Issue No. 20

Third and fourth (final) meetings:

Bill C-8, An Act to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

INCLUDING:
THE SEVENTH REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE
(Bill C-8)


WITNESSES

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Canada Goose:

Kevin Spreekmeester, Chief Marketing Officer.

Food & Consumer Products of Canada:

Carla Ventin, Vice President, Federal Government Affairs.

Canadian Intellectual Property Council:

Scott Smith, Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy, Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

As an individual:

Philippe Bensimon, Criminologist.

International Trademark Association:

David Lipkus, Chair, Canada Subcommittee of the Anti-counterfeiting Committee.

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada:

Ryan Evans, Vice-Chair, Anti-Counterfeiting Committee.

Canadian Bar Association:

Georgina Danzig, Chair, Counterfeiting and Trade Offenses Committee, Intellectual Property Section.


MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE

The Honourable Irving Gerstein, Chair

The Honourable Céline Hervieux-Payette, P.C., Deputy Chair

and

The Honourable Senators:

Bellemare, Black, Campbell, *Carignan, P.C. (or Martin), *Cowan (or Fraser), Greene, Maltais, Massicotte, Ringuette, Tannas, Tkachuk

*Ex officio members

(Quorum 4)

Changes in membership of the committee:

Pursuant to rule 12-5, membership of the committee was amended as follows:

The Honourable Senator Tkachuk replaced the Honourable Senator Lang (November 27, 2014).

The Honourable Senator Maltais replaced the Honourable Senator Eaton (November 27, 2014).


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