Tag: IP

Intellectual property education: are Canadian law schools doing enough to support innovation?Intellectual property education: are Canadian law schools doing enough to support innovation?



Innovation is a major driver of economic growth. It is also central to the competitiveness of the Canadian economy. It is an engine that creates challenging and well paying jobs. The protection of intellectual property is an important element in promoting innovation and in supporting markets in the trade and dissemination of innovative and creative products and services.[1] Intellectual property is now a crucial asset, the ownership of which has become pivotal to corporations.  In some sectors their ultimate value is their IP.

Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2009-12-14Computer & Internet Law Updates for 2009-12-14



  • China’s broadcasting watchdog urges BT web sites to solve copyright problems – Xinhua http://ow.ly/LlSX #
  • Apple Says Audiobooks Must Have DRM http://ow.ly/LlTI #
  • US court finds claim for conversion of software preempted by Copyright Act, Harris v. Lexjet Corp., 2009 WL 4683699 #
  • UK court dismisses patent suit for home gaming system finding it obvious and not patentable, Cranway Ltd v Playtech Ltd http://ow.ly/LzHW #
  • US court finds sale of counterfeit goods on eBay violate counterfeiting and infringement laws, Tommy Bahama v.