While critics frequently claim that Canada has weak intellectual property laws, yet another case demonstrates that penalties can be severe. A federal court in Vancouver has awarded $2.5 million in damages arising from the fake Louis Vuitton and Burberry handbags.
Archive for June 29th, 2011
My chapter in The Internet Tree : The State of Telecom Policy in Canada 3.0 focuses on the need for openess in Canada’s digital strategy. I discuss Canada’s digital economy and strategy. Canada can implement an openess principle and frankly it makes sense. The possibilities I identified include increased government transparency, open access […]
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- Privacy and Zambonis in the Age of COVID-19: My Ian Kerr Memorial Lecture
- The LawBytes Podcast, Episode 52: Fair Dealing for Film Makers – Bob Tarantino on the Copyright Implications of the Room Full of Spoons Case