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8 Jun 2009, 5:57 pm
Michael Harrington);-3:15 pm : ACTA (Howard Knopf);-4:00 pm : Google Book Search (Derek Slater);-5:45 pm : Recording Industry vs The People (Ray Beckerman);-7:00 pm : Online Legal Issues (Jefferson Coulter).If you missed the earlier presentations you can go back and play them.In my presentation at 5:45 PM I will be discussing recent developments and key issues in the RIAA's litigation campaign campaign against individuals and families. [read post]
4 May 2009, 10:50 pm
Howard Knopf points to a recent Federal Court case in which Microsoft was awarded $250,000 arising from copyright infringement of its software. [read post]
22 Apr 2009, 2:13 pm
Howard Knopf notes that the Government is officially advertising for new members of the Copyright Board of Canada. [read post]
20 Mar 2009, 6:02 am
From this news item it can be seen that safeguarding the interests of brand owners is recognised as a matter of importance -- but it's safety at a cost.News from New Zealand comes via the ever-vigilant Howard ("Excess Copyright") Knopf, who has furnished the IPKat with a link suggesting  that the NZ government is prepared to repeal its controversial "three strikes" legislation for dealing with copyright-infringing internet users even before that… [read post]
13 Mar 2009, 9:01 am
Further details will be posted on the IPKat side bar once they're available.The IPKat's Excess Copyright friend Howard Knopf advises him that these days it's not just online computer games that have an end-user licence agreement (EULA). [read post]
7 Mar 2009, 8:10 am
Is this the problem, or one of the problems, that the Canada Revenue Agency was trying to resolve by going after eBay Canada's records of power vendors (as mentioned by Howard Knopf on the ECOMM list a month or so ago)? [read post]
26 Jan 2009, 11:46 pm
Howard Knopf points to a Hill Times article that quotes Geoff Norquay as stating that the copyright lobby will be out in full force with the resumption of Parliament and that he expects a new bill within months. [read post]
19 Jan 2009, 4:59 am
The WCT will enter into force, with respect to Tajikistan, on 5 April 5 2009.The IPKat's respected blogging colleague Howard ("Excess Copyright") Knopf has drawn his attention to the fact that tomorrow, 20 January 2009, is the final day for the receipt of comments on a possible Canada-EU free trade agreement. [read post]
19 Jan 2009, 12:32 am
Howard Knopf points to a DFAIT consultation - with a deadline of tomorrow - on a possible trade agreement between Canada and the EU. [read post]
15 Dec 2008, 10:59 am
There is also a very interesting exchange between lawyer-blogger Howard Knopf and Osgoode professor Guise D’Agostino on Knopf’s blog here and here, on the question of various approaches to legal reform, legislative and otherwise. [read post]
13 Dec 2008, 4:17 pm
Howard Knopf has a pair of interesting posts (1, 2) on the absence of explicit legal protection for parody under Canadian copyright law in light of a recent case involving Canwest (case here, report on the case here). [read post]
6 Dec 2008, 1:47 pm
Canadians from across the country are intereviewed on the issue of digital copyright: Jody Ciufo Carys Craig Mike Craigen Jason Crocker Jeremy de Beer Gordon Duggan Safwan Javed Ian Kerr Howard Knopf Tracey Lauriault John Lawford Terry McBride Russell McOrmond Laura Murray Brian O’Higgins Karl Schroeder Jennifer Stoddart Stephen Taylor Philip Tsui Jeremy Teplinsky Paul van Oorschot Leslie Weir Ian E. [read post]
1 Dec 2008, 8:53 am
Howard Knopf has a terrific post on how Canada could use IP and IP policy to address concerns with the economy. [read post]
24 Oct 2008, 10:35 pm
A good post from Howard Knopf bringing everyone up to speed on the lack of transparency at Access Copyright, brought to the fore by the recent action of the League of Canadian Poets. [read post]
16 Oct 2008, 4:57 am
Howard Knopf notes the brewing fight between the League of Canadian Poets and Access Copyright over the copyright collective's allocation policies. [read post]
16 Oct 2008, 4:57 am
Howard Knopf notes the brewing fight between the League of Canadian Poets and Access Copyright over the copyright collective's allocation policies. [read post]
26 Sep 2008, 4:01 pm
The very same squad of elite enforcers that has brought six people to court for alleged involvement in the OiNK BitTorrent network has not been paying licensing fees for the music played in its canteens, it seems.From Howard Knopf's excellent Excess Copyright blog, Canada, comes information concerning proposals to introduce a statutory defence to copyright infringement in respect of works of parody and satire. [read post]
2 Sep 2008, 11:22 am
Howard Knopf notes that disagreement over the copyright bill [MP3 version of CBC World At Six] was one of the issues specifically raised Bloc leader Gilles Duceppe's meeting last week with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, increasing the likelihood that copyright could emerge as an issue during the forthcoming election campaign. [read post]