IP Osgoode would like to thank everyone who attended Justice Marshall Rothstein's lecture, titled "Advocacy in IP Litigation in the Supreme Court," on November 25, 2013 at Osgoode Hall Law School. The video of the lecture is available below.
In the summer of 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada created history by simultaneously releasing five copyright judgments: Entertainment Software Association v Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada [ESA], Rogers Communications Inc. v Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada [Rogers], Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada […]
The Internet Taxi: Collective Management of Copyright and the Making Available Right, after the Pentalogy
Just after the adoption of Bill C-11, the Supreme Court of Canada handed down five decisions, which are now referred to as the “pentalogy”, to follow the heretofore famous trilogy. The pentalogy, like its three-legged predecessor, marked a significant shift in Canadian copyright policy. The five cases dealt in one form or another with collective […]
In the realm of law, neutrality is widely hailed as a fundamental principle of fairness, justice and equity; it is also, however, widely criticized as a myth that too often obscures the inevitable reality of perspective, interest or agenda. It should come as little surprise, then, that the principle of technological neutrality, recently employed by […]
In the 2012 Supreme Court of Canada copyright cases, the Court found an opportunity to redefine the law of fair dealing in Canada. While the Court acknowledged that fair dealing is a question of fact, and thereby properly adjudicated by triers of fact like the Copyright Board of Canada, the Court stepped in to revisit […]
New Book - The Copyright Pentalogy: How the Supreme Court of Canada Shook the Foundations of Canadian Copyright Law
In the summer of 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a series of rulings in five major copyright cases (referred to as the “copyright pentalogy”). A new book has just been released that examines the possible long-term impact of these decisions.
IP Osgoode would like to thank The Honourable Justice Marshall Rothstein and The Honourable Mr. Justice Roger T. Hughes for being a part of our speaker series. They both provided thought provoking commentary on intellectual property litigation from a judicial perspective. For those who were unable to attend our speaker series events in person, analysis […]
IP Osgoode Speaker Series: The Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein – Reflections on the Supreme Court of Canada 2012 Copyright Decisions
On November 27th, 2012, IP Osgoode was pleased to welcome The Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada to share his thoughts with respect to the 5 important copyright cases (known as the “Copyright Pentalogy”) that he took part in deciding earlier this year.
IP Osgoode Speaker Series: "Reflections on the Supreme Court of Canada 2012 Copyright Decisions" Featuring Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada "Advocacy Skills and IP: Observations from the Bench" Featuring Justice Roger T. Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada November 27 & 29 Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
On September 13, 2012, IP Osgoode will be hosting a joint teleseminar with Osgoode Professional Development. The topic of the seminar will be the recent developments in copyright law as a result of Supreme Court rulings on 5 major copyright cases (known as the Copyright Pentalogy). For IP Osgoode coverage of the Copyright Pentalogy, see […]