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IP Osgoode: Call For Applications (Fall 2013) 27 Aug 2013 | 10:44 pm

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for a number of exciting opportunities with IP Osgoode. See below for more information. Call for IPilogue Editors Deadline: Monday, September 16, 201...

Running An Unsecured WiFi Network Is Still Not Negligent 27 Aug 2013 | 10:43 pm

Bleiberg Entertainment was unsuccessful in its arfument that running a WiFi network without password protection is negligent in tort law. Bleiberg was aiming to force disclosure of ISP subscriber info...

CRTC Gives Rejection With a Silver Lining to Sun News 22 Aug 2013 | 10:25 pm

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has rejected Sun News Network’s request for mandatory carriage, but there is still hope for the beleaguered network.   In a detai...

Copyright and the “Marvel Method” – Jack Kirby’s Heirs Lose On Appeal 21 Aug 2013 | 10:00 pm

On August 8th 2013, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit upheld a lower court ruling that comic book artist Jack Kirby’s contributions to Marvel were “made for hire”, and therefor...

User-Generated Content Under Canadian Copyright Law 21 Aug 2013 | 06:40 pm

User-Generated Content Under Canadian Copyright Law Featuring Professor Victor Nabhan Genest Global Faculty Thursday October 10, 2013, 9:30am to 5:00pm Osgoode Hall Law School, York University IP Osgo...

When Eagles & Dragons Hunt Pirates: US and China Join Forces to Crack Down on Counterfeiting 21 Aug 2013 | 03:00 pm

The United States and China have joined forces in a combined operation to crack down on counterfeit goods, seizing more than 243,000 counterfeit electronic products, including popular consumer items m...

SickKids in Court – Are Public-Private Research Collaborations a Hindrance or a Driver of the Innovative Process? 15 Aug 2013 | 03:57 am

A recent lawsuit filed by Myriad Genetics involving the alleged infringement of their controversial breast cancer screening tool has included the prestigious Toronto SickKids hospital as a co-plaintif...

The Context of the Supreme Court’s Copyright Cases 14 Aug 2013 | 01:20 pm

In the summer of 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada created history by simultaneously releasing five copyright judgments: Entertainment Software Association v Society of Composers, Authors and Music Pu...

EA Loses Battle to Put Athlete’s Likeness in Video Game 13 Aug 2013 | 10:32 pm

In a victory for athletes specifically, and proponents of personality rights generally, the US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal has ruled against Electronic Arts (EA) in its use of former college quarter...

Royal(ty) Pains: The Expansion Woes of Online Music Streaming Services 13 Aug 2013 | 04:54 am

Online music streaming services have had a difficult year despite their increasing popularity. The problems services are experiencing south of the border may have an effect on how and when these servi...

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