Post Tagged with: "CopyrightCopyright Microsite – Canadian Copyright"

Canadian Software Innovation Alliance Launches

The Canadian Software Innovation Alliance, which brings together open source software developers and companies, has launched.  The CSIA will provide an important new voice to the copyright policy discussion.

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April 7, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Access Copyright And Creative Commons Canada Launch Public Domain Registry

Exciting news today from Access Copyright and Creative Commons Canada as the two are joining forces to establish a public domain registry.  The registry should assist in identifying works in the public domain in Canada and will be further supported by the Wikimedia Foundation to allow individuals to contribute to […]

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March 3, 2006 3 comments News

TTC: Talk To Counsel?

The TTC stands for the Toronto Transit Commission but Talk To Counsel might be more appropriate after it sent a cease and desist letter to a blogger who posted an anagram version of the transit map.  As Rob Hyndman says "Incomprehensible.  Just incomprehensible."

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February 26, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

The Court That Gets It

The Supreme Court of Canada yesterday issued its much-anticipated (by trademarks practitioners anyway) decision in the trademark battle between Mega Blocks and Lego (the case is formally known as kirkbi ag v. ritvik holdings inc.) The unanimous court found for Mega Blocks, ending Lego' s attempts to use trademark law […]

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November 18, 2005 4 comments News

Access Copyright’s Beneficiaries

The Toronto Star today publishes a letter to the editor from Maureen Cavan, the Executive Director of Access Copyright that responds to Monday' s column on education and copyright.  Not surprisingly, Ms. Cavan disagrees with the column, arguing that In his column, Geist describes Access Copyright as one of two […]

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August 31, 2005 Comments are Disabled News