Ikechi Mgbeoji is an Associate Professor of Law at Osgoode Hall Law School and a member of IP Osgoode. For more than one hundred years, the branch of law known as intellectual property rights (IPRs) has been treated by universities and colleges in the Third World as an after-thought, an appendage to other disciplines of […]
Andrew Baker is a JD candidate at McGill University, Faculty of Law. Ashlee Froese, Osgoode Hall Law School alum of 2006 and IPilogue contributor, has launched CanadaFashionLaw.com, which has garnered immediate attention from both the fashion industry and the legal community, receiving over 500 unique hits in its first three days.
Sebastian Talluri is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and a Fellow of the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) / IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic. On June 16, 2011, I attended MedEdge Summit 2011, York Region. The half-day MedEdge Summit was hosted by the municipality of Richmond Hill and sponsored by a number of organizations, including […]
Kalen Lumsden is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 1, 2011, Pfizer, manufacturer of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra, filed suit against rival Watson Pharmaceuticals to frustrate its attempts to produce a generic version of the drug. The next day Watson confirmed that it had applied to the US Food and […]
Nora Sleeth is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 21, 2011, Amazon.com appeared before the Federal Court of Appeal responding to an appeal of the Federal Court’s decision that Amazon’s “one click” business method constituted patentable subject matter.
Giuseppina D’Agostino is the Founder and Director of IP Osgoode, and an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. The Gowlings Best Blog in IP Law and Technology Prize (the “Gowlings IPilogue Prize”) was pioneered in my Intellectual Property class in the Fall 2007 term and has been generously sponsored each year since then by […]
Giuseppina D’Agostino is the Founder and Director of IP Osgoode, and an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School. Summer is here and Canada Day is fast-approaching. This means it’s also time to prepare your submissions to Canada’s IP Writing Challenge! The submission deadline is Friday, July 1, 2011 (or Canada Day, by way of […]
Michael Gilburt is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. The United Nations has released a report that examines the relationship between Internet access and the right to free expression under Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
Matt Lonsdale is a graduate of the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University. A recent report claims that in 2009, 59% of the intellectual property rights in the work product of contractors hired by Canadian government agencies were retained by the agencies themselves. This is a departure from the goals of a government policy […]
Amelia Manera is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 2, 2011, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application made by Apple for infrared technology that would allow the disablement of picture and video recordings taken by devices such as the iPhone.