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Branding Arts & Literature: More Misleading Cases by A.P. Herbert

Branding Arts & Literature: More Misleading Cases by A.P. Herbert

It is that time of year when honest Canadians self-report their incomes and voluntarily pay their taxes. But is the tax system impartial to all taxpayers, or does it prejudice against certain activities while subsidizing others? We can learn a thing or two about challenging the status quo from the fictional copyright cases on taxation […]

Celine Dion Takes On Satirical Blogger In David And Goliath Fight (Spoiler: Goliath Wins)

Celine Dion Takes On Satirical Blogger In David And Goliath Fight (Spoiler: Goliath Wins)

Jennifer O'Dell is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall and Denise Brunsdon is a social media writer and researcher. Only one post remains on the Ridiculous Pictures of Celine Dion Tumblr and it is tellingly tagged "RIP" and "the dion effect."¬†Dion's lawyers sent Nick Angiolillo, the New York blogger who runs the satirical Tumblr site […]

Henley v. DeVore: Musical Copyright Protection and Political Parody

Henley v. DeVore: Musical Copyright Protection and Political Parody

Robert Dewald is a JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School The race for political office is competitive and fraught with risk where adversaries seek out support by advertising and creating political platforms to appeal to the majority of voters.¬† As the cost of political campaigns mount, politicians on the campaign trail seek advantages whenever […]