Pauline Wong is the Assistant Director of IP Osgoode. The Government of Canada has reintroduced the Copyright Modernization Act, which is intended to update the Copyright Act for the information era. Now designated as Bill C-11, it formerly existed as Bill C-32.
Changes To Expert Witness Rules In Patent Litigation: What Are The Effects On Current Litigation In Canada?
Ken Anderson is a JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and currently enrolled in Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji's Patents course, in Fall 2011. As part of the course requirements, students are asked to write a blog on a topic of their choice. In August 2010, amendments to the Federal Courts Rules respecting expert witnesses came into effect. […]
Brian Chau is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. The Conservative majority government has placed a new copyright reform bill, “An Act to amend the Copyright Act” on the Notice Paper earlier today. This new bill is expected to be introduced tomorrow.
IP Osgoode is hosting a symposium on copyright on Friday, October 21, 2011. The focus of the event is summed up in its title, “Can Canada Learn Anything from Europe? European Perspectives on Copyright Law in the Information Era”.
Pauline Wong is the Assistant Director of IP Osgoode. Our own Carys Craig, Associate Professor and Member of IP Osgoode, has recently released a book on copyright that has already made a splash among legal circles. It is entitled, Copyright, Communication and Culture: Towards a Relational Theory of Copyright Law (Edward Elgar, 2011).
Courtney Doagoo is a doctoral student at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law. Over sixty academics, scholars, practitioners, curators, designers, and authors representing more than a dozen countries came together from September 22 to 25, 2011, to mark the Inter-Disciplinary.Net’s 3rd Annual Global Conference on Fashion: Exploring Critical Issues at Mansfield College, Oxford University.
Brent Randall is a JD candidate at the University of Ottawa. On September 8, 2011, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal in the Federal Court of Appeal case of Re:Sound v. Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada, et al. The copyright case will be heard by Canada’s highest court along with four […]
Satomi Aki is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On August 10, 2011, the US District Court denied Christian Louboutin S.A.’s motion for an preliminary injunction against Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) to stop marketing the shoes that allegedly infringe Louboutin’s trademarked red lacquered heel pending the outcome of the trademark infringement lawsuit that […]
Nora Sleeth is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On September 2, 2011, the Supreme Court of British Columbia passed judgment on Zoocasa’s alleged breach of contract and copyright infringement against Century 21. The decision is important to both copyright and contract law in light of present and future technical advancements. The full […]
Taylor Vanderhelm is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. The Federal Court of Canada awarded significant damages in a Pick v. 1180475 Alberta Ltd. et al. 2011 FC 1008, a suit for trade-mark infringement on August 18, 2011. The trade-mark in question was “The Queen of Tarts,” owned by Stephanie Anne Pick of […]