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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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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Digital Health, Apps, and Privacy: Is your personal data well protected?*

Ellen Xu  Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab J.D., 2019   The convenience of today’s technology makes it possible to track your health and fitness with your phone. The Apple Health app can track your sleeping hours, your weight, your diet, and the amount of physical activity you’re doing. The convenience of mobile apps on… Continue reading

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Copyright Users and Personal Property in the Digital Economy

Monica Carinci Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab  J.D., 2018   What is ownership? This was the question on everyone’s minds at LTEC Lab’s Faculty Seminar, “Copyright Users and Personal Property in Digital Economy.” Hosted at the University of Windsor’s EPICentre on April 6, 2018, the event was a conversation between Aaron Perzanowski, Professor at… Continue reading

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Beyond Airspace Safety: A Feminist Perspective on Drone Privacy Regulation

Prof. Kristen Thomasen Assistant Professor, University of Windsor, Faculty of Law   ABSTRACT:  The impact of drones on women’s privacy has recently garnered sensational attention in media and popular discussions. Media headlines splash stories about drones spying on sunbathing or naked women and girls, drones being used to stalk women through public spaces, and drones delivering abortion… Continue reading

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