Andrew Baker is an LLB/BCL candidate at McGill University Faculty of Law. In Global-Tech Appliances, Inc. v. SEB S.A., the US Supreme Court has clarified an ambiguous standard surrounding induced patent infringement by borrowing from the doctrine of wilful blindness potentially putting an end to a long-standing debate surrounding the ambiguous statutory provision.
Kalen Lumsden is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On 24 May 2011 the European Commission released a communication to the European Parliament addressing the shortcomings and challenges of the current intellectual property rights regime. It proposes that a single, unified market address fragmentation problems and regulatory barriers in the European Intellectual Property […]
Nora Sleeth is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On May 30, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved a settlement agreement in a class action between four record companies and thousands of artists who failed to receive royalties for the unlicensed use of their work.
Taylor Vanderhelm is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. The European Commission recently revealed its proposal to overhaul the European Union’s intellectual property law regarding orphan works. The move is seen by many as an attempt to update and unify the European Union’s standards in light of technological advancements.
Dan Whalen is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. As of June 1, 2011, the UK has become the latest franchise state for Peer to Patent, the online system that allows interested observers to contribute to the patent examination process. The pilot program will follow the same process as it has in other […]