intellectual property law

Law of Equitable Remedies and Intellectual Property Law cited by SCC

The Supreme Court of Canada has cited two Irwin Law books this past month in two cases where a judgement has been rendered: 1. Irwin Law’s The Law of Equitable Remedies by Jeffrey Berryman was cited in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., where Equustek Solutions brought action against a distributor for unlawful use and sale of its intellectual property through the Internet. …

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David Vaver and Kent Roach invested into the Order of Canada

Our sincere congratulations to David Vaver and Kent Roach, who were both invested into the Order of Canada today. From the Governor General of Canada Order of Canada Investiture Ceremony press release: “Kent Roach has made outstanding contributions to protecting our civil liberties. A long-time professor at the University of Toronto, he is also a skilled litigator who has participated …

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Cameron Hutchison contributes to Slaw.ca

We’re delighted that Cameron Hutchison, author of Digital Copyright Law, is the newest contributor to Slaw.ca! Read his first article, “5 Questions About Digital Copyright Law,” here. Hutchison answers the following questions: 1. What is a digital lock? 2. How broadly will the bittorent infringement enabler provision be applied? 3. Will the “Youtube exception” provide adequate protection for non-commercial creators …

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David Vaver awarded Order of Canada

Congratulations to David Vaver, author of Copyright Law and Intellectual Property Law 2/e: Copyright, Patents, Trade-Marks and co-editor of Competition Policy and Intellectual Property, on his appointment to the Order of Canada! York University celebrates Vaver’s appointment in the announcement below: “David Vaver was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada for his leadership in intellectual property law as …

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From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and Digital Agenda

Irwin Law is pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda edited by Michael Geist with contributions from 20 of Canada’s leading copyright experts. As Canada embarks on a new round of copyright reform, this collection of essays provides context and analysis of the latest reform proposals.The book will …

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In The Public Interest: The Future of Copyright Law in Canada

Irwin Law is pleased to announce publication of In The Public Interest: The Future of Copyright Law in Canada, edited by Michael Geist with contributions from 19 of Canada’s leading copyright experts. As Canada embarks on a new round of digital copyright reform, this collection of essays provides context and analysis of the latest reform proposals. The text may also …

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