On Sunday, Kim Dotcom, founder of megaupload.com launched a new site mega.co.nz in a move that has been called the next act in the biggest “SOPA Opera” since the bill’s inception. In this article, the IPilogue brings readers up to speed on the largest criminal copyright infringement case in history. Buckle up folks, this is […]
As part of Osgoode’s Intellectual Property Law Intensive Program, I had the opportunity to spend ten weeks at Teva Canada working with in-house counsel. Teva Canada is one of Canada’s largest generic pharmaceutical companies that also has a brand division focusing on the development of innovative products in several therapeutic areas.
The Tokyo branch of Sony Corp. (creators of the Playstation 3 gaming system) filed a U.S. patent application in December 2012 for technology which would effectively put an end to second-hand game sales. The problem with second-hand “resell” games is that Sony doesn’t generate any income from the transactions. The patent application theorizes a method which would […]