Tag: WIPO

Dr. Ficsor is right; Prof. Geist is wrong about the WIPO Internet TreatiesDr. Ficsor is right; Prof. Geist is wrong about the WIPO Internet Treaties



Earlier this week, Dr. Ficsor posted a blog inviting Canada to join the international community by ratifying the WIPO Internet Treaties. Dr. Ficsor is an internationally revered copyright scholar and professor and the former Assistant Director General of WIPO. As his posting pointed out, he was also responsible for organizing ...

Dr. Ficsor: An invitation to Canada to join the international community by ratifying the WIPO Internet TreatiesDr. Ficsor: An invitation to Canada to join the international community by ratifying the WIPO Internet Treaties



Geneva, December 21, 2009: An invitation – presented to Canada to join the international community by ratifying and duly implementing the WIPO “Internet Treaties” – that should not be turn down On December 14, the international copyright community had a big celebration in Geneva at the headquarters of the World ...

Copyright Reform for Canada: What Should We Do? My submission to the Copyright consultationCopyright Reform for Canada: What Should We Do? My submission to the Copyright consultation



This is a copy of my personal submission to the Canadian Government consultation on copyright reform. Sookman Copyright Consultation Reform Submission For more information about the Copyright Modernization Act or Bill C-11 or copyright reform, see Change and the Copyright Modernization Act.… ...

A Time for Change: Toward a New Era for Intellectual Property Rights in Canada.A Time for Change: Toward a New Era for Intellectual Property Rights in Canada.



The Canadian Intellectual Property Council (CIPC) recently released a report entitled A Time for Change: Toward a New Era for Intellectual Property Rights in Canada. The report discusses the importance of an effective intellectual property (IP) rights (IPR) system in encouraging innovation, ensuring economic prosperity, and maintaining global competitiveness.… ...