Archive for April, 2005
As It Happens – RIM Patent Battle, Professor Geist discusses the Canadian government’s decision to intervene in the RIM patent battle in the United States.
The Canadian Recording Industry Association’s (CRIA) legal campaign against music file sharing heads back to court later this week. A three judge panel will hear an appeal of last spring’s decision that denied a request for identifying information on 29 alleged file sharers due to insufficient evidence, privacy concerns, and […]
This course is taught by Michael Geist and Philippa Lawson. The course provides students with the opportunity to work in Canada's first technology law public interest clinic. Recently established at the University of Ottawa, the clinic will be engaged in advocacy and policy work related to a wide range of […]
The course, will work through the legal issues that arise in the course of developing an e-commerce startup company. The course is divided into four modules. Following an introduction to e-commerce and technology finance issues, we will engage in four three-week modules — e-contracting, e-jurisdiction, privacy, and financing. The first […]