Post Tagged with: "IP"

Stiglitz on IP

Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz on IP and a proposal for a different approach to incentivize pharmaceutical research.

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December 27, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Much Ado About Nothing

While I didn’t watch the full hearing, it seems to me that the Rothstein hearing was much ado about nothing.  I don’t think that Canadians now have a better sense of Justice Rothstein. To do that, they need to read his judgments and speeches, which are far more revealing than […]

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February 27, 2006 Comments are Disabled News

Canada-U.S.-Mexico Plan Raises IP, Spam and Privacy Issues

The Canadian, U.S., and Mexican government quietly released their Security and Prosperity Partnership for North America today. While the documents contain the usual high level commitments, several elements are worth watching from an technology and privacy law perspective.

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June 28, 2005 Comments are Disabled News

IP Bullied List Needed To Counter U.S. Trade and IP Linkage

My weekly Law Bytes column (freely available hyperlinked version, Toronto Star version, homepage version) focuses on the recent USTR Special 301 report and its specific criticisms of Canada's copyright plans. The column highlights the gradual escalation of U.S. linkage of trade and intellectual property protection and calls for the creation of new IP Bullied List that would include at least a dozen countries bullied into agreeing to stronger IP laws, along with a Bullied Watch List that would include dozens of countries currently negotiating similar trade agreements.

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May 9, 2005 Comments are Disabled Columns

Global IP & Cyberlaw Conference

University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario link

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October 1, 2004 Comments are Disabled Conferences