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

Professor, Faculty of Law


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 486 - Jurisprudence

An examination of law from a theoretical rather than a doctrinal perspective. Every year, the course will consist of a number of seminar offerings whose focus will be on a broader theoretical examination of law, legal processes, and institutions. Each of these courses will allow a critical examination of law from a variety of perspectives such as; legal theory, literature, politics, economics, social and cultural development, and religion.

LAW 518 - Intellectual Property

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

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 at an increased rate of fee assessment; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations sections of the Calendar.

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.

LAW 696 - Graduate Seminar - Practice and Theory in Legal Scholarship

This is an academic methods and theory seminar for graduate students. Students will have an opportunity to think critically about developing projects based on sound research methodologies and theoretical frameworks in order to pursue original legal scholarship at an advanced level. Enrollment restricted to graduate students.

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