Do As We Say, Not As We Do

The IGP Blog reports that WIPO has entered the cybersquatting business, registering a domain name when there was a clear pre-existing trademark in the domain for another firm.  Meanwhile the Canadian Chamber of Commerce's Canadian Intellectual Property Council is drawing the ire of McGill's Innovation Partnership.  Last year, an international team based at McGill released a major study on IP called Toward a New Era of Intellectual Property: From Confrontation to Negotiation.  The study has drawn criticism from groups like the Chamber of Commerce.  While they didn't like the content, the title apparently sounded good.  Its latest study (discussed here) is titled A Time For Change: Toward A New Era for Intellectual Property Rights in Canada.

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