2019

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IP News August 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments to Jeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  PS Into running? Join the CIPP gang—see them here—every Thursday at 4:30pm. Top 3 Stories A new meaning to “patent war”: the Pentagon announces an “intellectual property […] Read more

Events

Algorithmic Credit Scoring and the Regulation of Consumer Credit Markets

Activity in collaboration with LR Wilson Chair Abstract This presentation examines the growing use of alternative data and machine learning by credit providers to assess the creditworthiness of borrowers — a trend described as ‘algorithmic credit scoring’— and the implications of this trend for the functioning and regulation of consumer credit markets. It finds that […] Read more

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IP News July 2019

Top 3 Stories A copyright small claims court for the USA? As CASE Act moves forward, creative guilds cheer but public interest groups warn law is ripe for abuse ECJ rules in Metall auf Metall case that unauthorized use of a music sample—even a two second, unoriginal one—is infringement unless the sample is unrecognizable Disney’s new remake marks 25 years of […] Read more

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IP News June 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments toJeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  Top 3 Stories Who owns the law? SCOTUS to settle long-simmering fight between legal non-profits and states claiming copyright  over codes, safety manuals and other regulations that have […] Read more

CIPP News Events Other News Presentations and papers

PARADIGMES CHANGEANTS : QUELS CONSTATS TIRER ?

À l’occasion du Colloque ALAI-AJAVA Paradigmes changeants : quels constats tirer ? portant sur la révision du droit d’auteur et ayant eu lieu à Montréal le 18 juin 2019, Professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse et Angèle Poupard ont préparé le tableau ci-dessous, comparant les rapports remis par Rapport du Comité permanent de l’industrie, des sciences et de la technologie […] Read more

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IP News May 2019

Top 3 Stories The Canadian government has just introduced a bill to replace NAFTA; the bill includes provisions to extend patent and copyright terms, and increase penalties for trademark counterfeiting  Bitcoin inventor revealed? Two men have each obtained certificates from the Copyright Office in a bid to make the case they created Bitcoin; the Office saysregistration doesn’t establish the author of pseudonymous works This year’s […] Read more

CIPP News Food Law

Le CIPP continue d’investir dans la recherche en droit de l’alimentaire en collaboration avec des partenaires européens

Prof. Cloutier (UQAM) et prof. Moyse (McGill), qui avaient déjà collaboré pour la Food For Law Focus week 2019, participent cette semaine à un projet pilote (Cognac, France) de consortium international qui a pour objectif de traiter des questions de gouvernance de marché et de mise en conformité des produits agro-alimentaires dans un contexte d’ouverture des marchés […] Read more

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IP News April 2019

Top 3 Stories A law firm is preparing to sue 55,000 Canadians on behalf of a Hollywood studio in a so-called “reverse class action”; critics call the process a “litigation mill” that will bully innocent citizens into paying settlements High-priced home cycling service Peloton filed an antitrust suit against the music industry, after copyright complaints forced it to drop Drake […] Read more

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IP News March 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments toJeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  Top 3 Stories The Copyright Directive Cometh: European Parliament passes controversial proposalto create “link taxes” and “upload filters.” The directive, cheered by publishers and jeered by the tech […] Read more

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Une escapade à la Cour Suprême

Le 29 mars 2019, quatre étudiants de la Faculté de droit de McGill se sont rendus à la Cour Suprême avec le professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse afin d’assister aux plaidoiries dans l’affaire Keatley Surveying Ltd. c. Teranet Inc. dans laquelle il est question du droit d’auteur des arpenteurs-géomètres et de la Couronne en vertu de l’article […] Read more