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I had the pleasure of speaking yesterday at the Law Society of Upper Canada 20th Annual IP Law: The Year in Review. I spoke on the topic of Copyright and Technological Neutrality: CBC v SODRAC. My slides are shown below and can be downloaded here.
I gave my annual presentation today to the Toronto computer Lawyers’ Group on “The year in review in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law”. It covered the period from June 2014 to June 2015. The developments included cases from Canada, the U.S. the U.K. and other Commonwealth countries.
The developments were organized into the broad topics of: Online Agreements, Licensing/Technology Contracting, Privacy, Online Liability, Cyber-security and Copyright.
The cases referred to are listed below. My slides can be viewed after the case listing.
Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble, Inc., 763 F. 3d 1171 (9th.Cir. 2014)
On January 22, I gave a talk at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 19th Annual Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review program. My talk canvassed developments in copyright in 2014. I previously published a paper that summarizes leading cases from Canada, the United States, elsewhere in the Commonwealth and the European Union called Copyright law 2014: the year in review and is available at the link on my blog.
My slides from the LSUC talk are reproduced below and summarize the following cases:
Got any plans for October 20-21? If not, you might want to go to IT.Can’s 18th Annual Conference. If you are an IT lawyer looking for a fabulous program and rich networking opportunities, it doesn’t get better. The speakers are leaders in their fields from Canada and abroad. I am proud to note that three of my partners will be speakers at the conference: Dan Logan (Mobile Payments Technology Issues), Charles Morgan (The Current State of Net Neutrality) and George Takach (keynote luncheon speaker, “A Digital Strategy for Canada”).
The program is in Montreal this year. You can get more information about the program from the brochure.
Earlier today, I gave my annual presentation to the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group on developments in Computer, Internet, and e-commerce Law. The slides cover the period from my last presentation in June 2013, Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2012-2013).
The cases summarized in the slides below canvass developments in a number of countries and include cases from Canada, United States, and the EU.
(AOM) NA Inc. et al v. Reveal Group, 2013 ONSC 8014
Yesterday, I gave a talk at the Law Society of Upper Canada’s 18h Annual Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review program. My talk canvassed developments in copyright in Canada, the US and UK in 2013. 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, and UK are dealt with in the slides. The paper has additional Canadian cases.
Earlier today, I had the pleasure of attending a conference of the Barreau de Montreal on the subject of Canada’s anti-spam/spyware law (CASL). I was on a panel with Bill Abbott , Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Affairs, Bell Canada, Lynne Perrault , Director of the Division of Enforcement of electronic commerce, with the CRTC, and Stephanie Rich, Assistant General Counsel, protection of privacy and ethics, Aimia.
My talk was titled Canada’s anti-spam law – An FAQ. My slides are set out below. Let me know how many questions you know for certain you got right and how many you were unsure of.
Last week, the Canadian IT Law Association held its Seventeenth Annual Canadian IT Law Conference. IT.CAN is Canada’s premier organization for IT law professionals. It had a very good attendance from both in-house and private practice lawyers.
I spoke at the session on Complex IT Service Agreements, on a panel with Jay Safer from IBM, and Amy Lynne Williams from Deeth Williams Wall. it was moderated by Fraser Mann.
There were some very interesting topics in the program. The highlights for me were the following:
IP Osgoode held a symposium today on the topic of User Generated Content under Canadian Copyright Law. I had the pleasure to speak on the topic “Is the UGC exception in conformity with international treaty standards?” My slides are set out below. Videos of the presentation are available at the IPOsgoode site.