Dan Whalen is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Electronics giant LG obtained a preliminary injunction from the Civil Court of Justice in the Hague barring the import of Sony’s PlayStation 3 (PS3) gaming console into the European Union. While it is only the latest escalation of the two companies’ intellectual property standoff, […]
Matt Lonsdale is a JD candidate at Dalhousie University. The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Commissioner of Patents to refuse to accept maintenance fees and reinstate an application because the fees were not paid by the agent of record. The agent's mistake of omitting an Appointment of Agent proved fatal.