Bill 72 Rejected in Ontario: Exploring the Implications of Right to Repair Legislation on Consumer Ownership Rights and Intellectual Property Law

Adrin Shojaie[1]Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab JD Candidate, 2021 Introduction In February 2019, Liberal MPP Michael Coteau introduced Bill 72 to require electronic manufacturers to provide consumers and third party repair shops the necessary resources to repair electronic products that function at least in part because of electronics in or attached to them.[2] The… Continue reading

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MEDIA AND SPACE SYMPOSIUM: A Dialogue between Law and Communication Studies

From left to right: Dr. Michael Darroch, Philip Morais, Andrew McLuhan, and Dr. Elaine Kahn. “The electric light is pure information.” –Marshall McLuhan, Understanding Media Philip Morais[1]Windsor Law J.D. Candidate 2021 On October 25, 2019, Windsor Law LTEC Lab and the School of Creative Arts co-hosted Media & Space: The Regulation of Digital Platforms, New… Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence and the Justice System

Akhil Shah[1]Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC LabJD Candidate 2021 On November 20, 2019, Windsor Law LTEC Lab hosted a presentation by Nye Thomas, Executive Director and Ryan Fritsch, Counsel at the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO).  The LCO is an independent law reform agency with a mandate to be at an arms-length from the judiciary… Continue reading

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New Certificate Patent Practice Being Offered in 2020

In May 2020, Professor Wissam Aoun is launching a 4-day intensive learning experience. The certificate course is free (approximately $2000 value) courtesy of generous funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED). The course will explore many essential topics of patent practice including: inventor interviewing, searching, reporting, drafting, and prosecution. For more information on registration… Continue reading

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Internet, Right of Communication to the Public and Implied License: a Seminar by Oxford University’s Dr. Poorna Mysoor

Alethea SongWindsor Law LTEC Lab Student Writer JD Candidate 2020 On October 2, 2019, Windsor Law LTEC Lab hosted a presentation by Dr. Poorna Mysoor as she engaged the audience with details of her upcoming monograph about implied licenses in copyright law, to be published by Oxford University Press in 2020. An accomplished scholar, Dr.… Continue reading

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