Professor Geist comments in IT World on the likelihood of future Canadian government interventions into foreign patent disputes. The question arose in light of a patent dispute between Nortel and Ciena.
Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) examines the recent intervention by the Canadian government in the Research in Motion patent dispute. The column argues that rather than criticizing the government for its involvement, a more appropriate response would be to […]
Professor Geist’s weekly Toronto Star Law Bytes column (Toronto Star version, HTML backup article, homepage version) focuses on the World Intellectual Property Organization’s Development Agenda. It notes that years of international agreements have failed to balance the interests of the developed and developing worlds and have predictably led to annual […]
The Ottawa Citizen re-runs a piece from late last year focusing on the popularity of music downloading. Professor Geist comments on the exaggerated loss claims of the Canadian Recording Industry Association and highlights the benefits of P2P distribution. Professor Geist expanded on the issue in a two-part series in the […]