Jeffrey O'Brien is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. Louis Vuitton may not have expected much of a counterattack when it sought to prevent Danish artist Nadia Plesner’s use of the fashion mogul’s recognizable handbags in her pictures, but the civil court at The Hague has recently ruled in her favour.
Jeffrey O'Brien in a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. Last month, Setanta Sports, a Dublin-based pay-per-view sports provider, was awarded summary judgement against an Alberta sports bar, The Brew'in Taphouse, and two of its principals by the Federal Court of Canada. Damages were awarded, but the most interesting order was the permanent injunction […]
Jeffrey O’Brien is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. In the recent case R v The Commissioner of the Police of the Metropolis, the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom decided that the police can never hold on to DNA evidence collected from suspects not subsequently convicted.
Jeffrey O’Brien is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. The United States District Court for The District of Columbia has granted leave to appeal to Avi Lerner’s production company, Nu Image. The studio is trying to sue 23,000 individuals for illegally downloading The Expendables. Surely they are not planning to enforce copyright against […]
Jeffrey O’Brien is a JD candidate at the University of Alberta. On election day many voters discussed results before the polls closed, but broadcasting such conversations to the public would violate s. 329 of the Canada Elections Act.