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Cheap Food, Terroir and the Blind Spot of Geographical Indications

Cheap Food, Terroir and the Blind Spot of Geographical Indications

Irena Knezevic is on the executive of the Canadian Association for Food Studies and is currently a PhD candidate in the Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture at York and Ryerson Universities. Food enthusiasts and artisan producers around the world know how important terroir is for a range of foods from cheese to wine […]

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that Turnitin's Fight Against Plagiarism Does Not Violate Student Intellectual Property Rights: A Dissenting Opinion

U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules that Turnitin's Fight Against Plagiarism Does Not Violate Student Intellectual Property Rights: A Dissenting Opinion

Stephen Sharon is a recent graduate of Touro Law School in New York where he focused on intellectual property.¬† Stephen was also the first place winner of the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition sponsored by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) for his submission of a case study about the legal battle between […]

House of Commons Committee Considers Quick Fixes to the Privacy Act

House of Commons Committee Considers Quick Fixes to the Privacy Act

The Standing Committee on Access to Information,¬†Privacy and Ethics recently released a report to the House of Commons about suggested amendments to the Privacy Act. The report outlined and gave opinions on twelve quick-fix proposals put forth by the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. The Privacy Act was enacted in 1983 and serves the purpose of […]