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Those who argue for balanced copyright policies are often characterized as anti-copyright. Yet in the past week I've seen at least two examples that suggest that the characterization (which I would prefer not be used at all) might be appropriately applied to the collectives, at least with respect to how […]

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September 16, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

In the Public Interest: The Future of Canadian Copyright Law

I am delighted to announce an exciting book project that will launch in several weeks.  In response to Bill C-60, a large group of Canadian academics have come together to produce to a peer-reviewed book on copyright law in Canada.  Irwin Law will publish the 608-page In the Public Interest: […]

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August 29, 2005 2 comments News

Canada – Australia IP and Cyberlaw Conference

Some blog readers may know that the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law hosts an annual IP and Cyberlaw conference each fall.  In previous years, we've held a comparative Canada – U.S. conference and last year hosted a "global conversation" on Internet law issues featuring speakers from around the world […]

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August 20, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

U.S. Court Orders Rehearing on RIM Patent Jurisdictional Issues

A U.S. Appellate court today agreed to a Canadian government request for a re-hearing of the jurisdictional issues that arise from the RIM – NTP patent fight. The Canadian government submitted a rare brief on behalf of RIM in January, arguing that the U.S. court had applied U.S. patent laws […]

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August 2, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

Canadian Consultation Launched on Identity Theft

The Consumers Measures Committee, a committee comprised of federal, provincial, and territorial consumer protection representatives, has launched a public consultation on identity theft.  The background paper identifies several potential legislative solutions including a requirement for organizations to notify consumers affected by a security breach; the placement of a fraud alert […]

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July 10, 2005 1 comment News