The Event Over the course of three days in early February 2016, IP Osgoode played host to the Orphan Works Licencing Portal Hackathon, a multidisciplinary and international event that resulted in a memorable proposal for an “Orphan Hunter.” While that may sound more like a discarded Stephen King draft than a solution to an important […]
Online music streaming services have had a difficult year despite their increasing popularity. The problems services are experiencing south of the border may have an effect on how and when these services enter the Canadian market.
Looking at the current state of trans-border licensing of music inEurope, the European example can teach mainly what to avoid. Even more so, many of the issues discussed in the EU might even be totally irrelevant for Canada. Unlike Canada, the EU currently consists of 27 member states, and as of today, there is […]
Dan Whalen is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Eastman Kodak has received some uplifting news in its ongoing patent dispute with tech giants, Apple and Research In Motion. Last week, the US International Trade Commission announced that it will review an earlier opinion rendered against the photography pioneer. If the decision is […]