Archive for December 16th, 2010

IP on Pharma Could be Main CETA Stumbling Block

John Ivison of the National Post reports that Canada and the EU are moving closer to a trade agreement, but that EU demands to extend IP protection for pharmaceuticals – a move that would cost Canadians millions – is viewed as a major stumbling block.

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Apple iBookstore Granted Investment Canada Act Approval

The Government has announced that Apple Canada has been granted approval under the Investment Canada Act to establish iBookstore Canada. 

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Japan Moves Closer to Fair Use

Add Japan to the list of countries seemingly ready to move to a system that includes fair use.  Reports indicate that a government advisory panel has approved “a plan to tolerate the unlicensed use of copyrighted works unless the use unduly infringes on the interest of the copyright holder.”

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