Sam Trosow reports on Wal-Mart's efforts to shut down a union website by using intellectual property claims based primarily in trademark.
Archive for August 8th, 2009
ACTRA Posts Position on Copyright Reform
ACTRA has posted its position on the copyright reform consultation ahead of Monday's roundtable in Halifax.
RCMP Shuts Down Counterfeit Drug Ring
CTV reports that the RCMP has dismantled a counterfeit prescription drug ring in the Montreal area. This is good news and yet more evidence that the current law can – and should – address counterfeiting that raises health and safety concerns.
The Ethics of Downloading Music You Already Own
The Toronto Star considers the ethics of downloading music you already own.
Bill Patry Back With Book and Blog
Bill Patry, Google's copyright counsel and one of the leading global authorities on the subject, is back with a new book and a blog. His previous blog was an absolute must-read on all-things copyright.