Archive for June 29th, 2011

Federal Court Awards $2.5 Million in Counterfeit Handbag Case

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.

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Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy: An Openness Framework

Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy: An Openness Framework

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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