Archive for August 8th, 2009

Trosow on Wal-Mart Using IP To Shut Down Union Site

Sam Trosow reports on Wal-Mart's efforts to shut down a union website by using intellectual property claims based primarily in trademark.

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ACTRA Posts Position on Copyright Reform

ACTRA has posted its position on the copyright reform consultation ahead of Monday's roundtable in Halifax.

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RCMP Shuts Down Counterfeit Drug Ring

CTV reports that the RCMP has dismantled a counterfeit prescription drug ring in the Montreal area. This is good news and yet more evidence that the current law can – and should – address counterfeiting that raises health and safety concerns.

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The Ethics of Downloading Music You Already Own

The Toronto Star considers the ethics of downloading music you already own.

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Bill Patry Back With Book and Blog

Bill Patry, Google's copyright counsel and one of the leading global authorities on the subject, is back with a new book and a blog.  His previous blog was an absolute must-read on all-things copyright.

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August 8, 2009 1 comment Must Reads