Cameron Hutchison, BA (Hons), LLB, LLM, SJD

Associate Professor, Faculty of Law


Associate Professor, Faculty of Law
(780) 492-5075
449 Law Centre
8820 - 111 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5



Dr. Cameron Hutchison is author of Digital Copyright Law (Irwin Law: 2016), and The Fundamentals of Statutory Interpretation (LexisNexis: 2018). Many of his publications are accessible here. He is also a co-editor of Canadian Intellectual Property Law, published by Emond Montgomery currently in its second edition

  • Anti-Corruption Laws
  • Intellectual Property
  • Statutory InterpretatioN
  • Jurisprudence


LAW 517 - Musicians and the Law

This course develops skills of negotiation preparation and execution, as well as contract drafting in the interesting context of the music business. The course canvasses the major legal and business issues that arise in contract negotiations involving myriad aspects of the music business including most prominently copyright and trade-marks. Students will be expected to elaborate key issues in a position paper, participate in contract negotiations, and finally, draft a contract with respect to a major aspect of the music business, e.g., record contracts, touring, personal managers, or publishing contracts. Credit will not be granted if credit has been received for Music and the Law under the LAW 599 course number.

Fall Term 2020
LAW 518 - Intellectual Property

A study of the law with respect to patents, trade marks, trade secrets, copyrights and intangible property generally.

Winter Term 2021
LAW 599 - Seminars on Specialized Legal Topics

These seminars will cover specialized topics of emerging importance in the law at a senior level. The particular topic covered would vary dependent on the availability of Faculty with necessary teaching competence, student interest, and the needs of the legal profession. Sections may be offered in a Cost Recovery format at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Fees Payment Guide in the University Regulations and Information for Students.

Fall Term 2020
LAW 645 - Statutory Interpretation

This course studies the rules, techniques and approaches used by lawyers and the courts to interpret legislation. Topics include textualist, intentionalist, purposivist approaches, and the canons of statutory construction.

Winter Term 2021

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