David Vaver is Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Osgoode Hall Law School, former Reuters Professor of Intellectual Property & Information Technology Law, University of Oxford and former Director of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre One among many contentious issues raised by the proposed copyright reforms in the Copyright Modernization Bill of 2010, Bill […]
A major source of controversy in Canadian patent law is the treatment of business method patents. Up until recently business methods were not considered to be patentable (see the Patent Commissioner’s decision in Amazon.com and U-Haul). However, much has changed after the Federal Court’s decision in the Amazon.com case.
Dr. Ron Bouchard is an Associate Professor in the Faculties of Law and Medicine at the University of Manitoba. I am pleased to announce a new collaborative consortium of eleven intellectual property law and health policy scholars, economists, and practicing lawyers in nine countries. The group is called the Consortium Study of Global Pharmaceutical Linkage […]