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Monthly Archives: January 2011
Parliament recently approved Federal Privacy Commissioner Jennifer Stoddart’s re-appointment for an additional three-year term. In a speech at the University of Ottawa, she outlined some of her priorities for her new term: 1) ensuring social networking and online dating sites … Continue reading
Statutory interpretation – figuring out what a piece of legislation (a law) means – is a complex issue. As the following case shows, even a simple word like “sold” may have different meanings even within the same piece of legislation. … Continue reading
Last year, Bill C-32 (An Act to Amend the Copyright Act) entered second reading. Bill C-32 included many reforms to the Copyright Act, including the addition of legal protection for digital locks. Since early December, the Parliamentary Legislative Committee on … Continue reading
As posted earlier, the Federal Court in Amazon v. Canada, 2010 FC 1011 held that a method of doing business (a “business method”) can be patentable subject matter. The Department of Justice on behalf of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office … Continue reading