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Howard Knopf - Counsel

The Professional
Howard Knopf practises mainly in the areas of copyright, trade-marks, cyberlaw, and related issues. He is the Chairman of the Copyright Policy Committee of the Canadian Bar Association and was recently advisor to the Law Commission of Canada on security interests in intellectual property.

He has frequently lectured at the invitation of the judiciary, government officials, law schools, continuing legal education fora, the World Intellectual Property Organization and various NGO's. He has published extensively, both as author and editor.

Recently, he has been extensively involved in the Canadian "P2P' litigation and the opposition to private copying levies in Canada.

B.A., M.S., LL.B., LL.M.
Barrister & Solicitor
Trademark Agent

The Person
Howard has served on the board of arts organizations in Toronto and Ottawa, and the Council of the Faculty of Music at the University of Toronto. Prior to his legal career, he was a Juilliard graduate and a professional clarinetist, internationally active as a soloist, chamber and recording musician.

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Gary K. Arkin
Jerome P. Bastien
Susan D. Beaubien
Jaimie M. Bordman
J. Kevin Carton
Adele J. Finlayson
Eduardo L. Fonseca
Aleksandra (Sasha) Gracia
Barry E. Hutsel
Andrew K. Jarzyna
Janice G. Kelland
Patrick Laycock
John S. Macera
James R. Palmer
Kevin Pillay
Amy Thomas
Joseph L. Ulvr
Sandra M. Ward