Good Faith in Canadian Trademark Applications
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IPilogue Editors (2020/2021 Academic Term)
Spotlight on the IP Innovation Clinic and Call for Student Fellows
Now that AI is creating Art, what are the consequences on Copyright Law?
The Legal Considerations of Live-Stream Shopping
Is Toronto Ready to be Transformed into a Smart City?
Anonymity and Security of Protestors: Can Masks Really Protect your Identity?
Determining Liability for AI Generated Works
Discriminatory trademarks have no place on the register
Space Force vs Space Force: A Race to Licensing
Impact of COVID-19 on Intellectual Property system in Canada
IP Osgoode is saddened by the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg of the United States Supreme Court. Justice Ginsburg was a true champion for gender equality and justice and her courage, strength and perseverance were an inspiration to many. David Post, Adjunct Scholar at the Cato Institute, in his…
Introduction It is widely accepted that innovation and intellectual property rights buttress economic growth and vice-versa. In an economic downturn, for example, businesses usually experience falling revenues and diminished cash flows. A recession engenders companies to cut investment into research and development, resulting in fewer patents being filed. This is…
As physical distancing and masks are becoming the new normal, Canada’s COVID Alert application is an additional measure to try to limit the spread of COVID-19. While there is no legal duty to install the application, there might be a moral duty. A moral argument for physical distancing and wearing…
Another election cycle, another frustrated musician working to distance themselves from an implied association with Donald Trump. On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, Neil Young filed a lawsuit against President Trump’s campaign for the unauthorized use of Young’s songs “Rockin’ in the Free World” and “Devil’s Sidewalk” at rallies and other…
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On September 24, 2020, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) launched WIPO Lex-Judgments, a new database providing free-of-charge access to leading judicial decisions related to IP law from around the world.