Yesterday, I gave a talk at the The Six‐Minute Business Lawyer 2013, conference organized by The Law Society of Upper Canada. Here are my slides from the talk.
Yesterday, I gave a talk at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 17h Annual Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review program. My talk canvassed developments in copyright in Canada and around the world in 2012. My slides are shown below. The associated paper prepared in collaboration with Glen Bloom, with the help of others, is available here.
The following copyright cases from Canada, the USA, UK and Ireland, Australia, and Europe are dealt with in the paper and slides.
Aga Khan v. Tajdin, 2012 FCA 12
Last fall, the BC Supreme Court canvassed in great detail whether “web wrap” also known as “browse wrap” agreements are potentially enforceable. Earlier today, I gave a talk at the Law Society of Upper Canada that summarized the conclusions and reasoning of the court in the Century 21 Canada Limited Partnership v. Rogers Communications Inc., 2011 BCSC 1196 case. My slides from the talk are shown below. They also summarize numerous other cases that examine the enforceability of click wrap and web wrap agreements.
Earlier this week, in commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Law Society of Upper Canada and the League for Human Rights of B’nai Brith Canada hosted a public education forum to examine the ongoing search for justice for victims through Remembrance, Reconciliation and Restitution. I spoke on the subject of working through copyright issues in making historical/archive materials available. My slides are below.