Canadian Copyright Reform– Maintaining Copyright’s Legitimacy and Credibility for the 21st Century

Pascale Chapdelaine Chair, Windsor Law LTEC Lab Associate Professor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law   Professors Pascale Chapdelaine and Myra Tawfik, and nine other Canadian intellectual property scholars [1] recently co-signed a brief submitted to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in the context of the Statutory Review of the Copyright Act.… Continue reading

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Two Windsor Law Students invited to present their research at Global Affairs Canada Digital Inclusion Lab

Nimisha Dubey (J.D., 18) and Kiran Kingra (J.D., 19)   On April 18, 2018, Global Affairs Canada’s (“GAC”) Digital Inclusion Lab and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research brought together students from across the country in a student symposium aimed at developing policy options in response to the impacts of Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) on human… Continue reading

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Patents as “public franchises”: The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v Greene’s Energy Group, LLC

Aaraf Dewan, M.Sc. Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab  Dual J.D., 2019   The patent system is heralded as a system created to encourage and incentivize innovation. While patent systems have existed since the 1400s, [1] the motivations behind them, their objectives, and their forms are constantly evolving in order to strike a balance between the rights of… Continue reading

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Interview with Windsor Law Alumnus Arun Krishnamurti, Associate Corporate Counsel with Google Canada.

Madiha Khan Student Writer, Windsor LTEC Lab Dual J.D., 2019   Arun Krishnamurti is Associate Corporate Counsel with Google Canada and was formerly an associate with a Bay Street law firm, where he maintained a corporate/commercial practice with an emphasis on technology, including advising clients with respect to outsourcings.  Outside of the technology area, Mr.… Continue reading

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Copyright User Rights and Remedies: An Access to Justice Perspective

Professor Pascale Chapdelaine’s article, “Copyright User Rights and Remedies: An Access to Justice Perspective” has just been published in the special issue of LAWS: “Intellectual Property Law in the New Technological Age: Rising to the Challenge of Change?” Abstract:  In contemporary copyright law, there is an ongoing debate around the nature and scope of the rights users… Continue reading

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