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16 Jun 2007, 9:27 am
Sara Bannerman and IP Watch with updates on the development agenda talks, while Howard Knopf has coverage of the Canadian position leading into this week's Broadcast Treaty talks.Update: EFF features an excellent summary of the new WIPO Development Agenda. [read post]
5 Dec 2011, 6:58 pm by Howard Knopf
GenevaDecember 6, 2011  Intellectual Property Watch By Howard Knopf A “clatch” is another word for “brood”, which is a not inappropriate word in the present circumstances – considering that Canada’s highest court will hear five (yes, five!) [read post]
26 Nov 2007, 3:20 pm
Howard Knopf has two must-read posts: a copy of his exceptional Hill Times op-ed enumerating why Canadian copyright law is stronger than that found in the U.S. and a nice rebuttal to the 12 copyright lobbyists - he labels them the dire dozen - who penned a response to my recent Hill Times column on how politics is trumping policy on the copyright file. [read post]
19 Jul 2010, 12:30 am by Michael Geist
While Potter makes the political link, Howard Knopf connects the policy dots in this post. [read post]
9 Jun 2011, 2:08 pm by Tiffany Chiao
The Wire Report, May 6, 2011 by Howard Knopf http://bit.ly/k6QjUR For that tiny investment by Google standards, the company would have acquired a remarkable and likely insurmountable lead in the digitization and control of a database of all the world’s useful knowledge in book form, and a virtual monopoly on dealings with orphan works. [read post]
23 Jun 2008, 9:20 am
There are some great posts this morning on the implications of C-61 - Laura Murray focuses on its impact on distance learning, Howard Knopf posts his powerpoint presentation from a recent talk on C-61, and Hugh McGuire on how the law would impact the terrific LibriVox project. [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]
19 Jun 2008, 8:27 pm
Osgoode Hall law professor Pina D'Agostino has published an op-ed in the Toronto Star that tries to make the case that creators have been lost in the copyright reform mix.Update: Howard Knopf provides his take on the column. [read post]
19 Jun 2008, 8:27 pm
Osgoode Hall law professor Pina D'Agostino has published an op-ed in the Toronto Star that tries to make the case that creators have been lost in the copyright reform mix.Update: Howard Knopf provides his take on the column. [read post]
4 Apr 2011, 12:42 am by Michael Geist
Howard Knopf reports that the NY Times has sent a cease and desist letter to a Canadian who wrote a short script that cracks its newly-erected paywall. [read post]
23 Jun 2008, 9:20 am
There are some great posts this morning on the implications of C-61 - Laura Murray focuses on its impact on distance learning, Howard Knopf posts his powerpoint presentation from a recent talk on C-61, and Hugh McGuire on how the law would impact the terrific LibriVox project. [read post]
14 Jun 2011, 11:52 pm by Michael Geist
Howard Knopf reports that the Copyright Board of Canada has given Access Copyright until tomorrow to respond to the AUCC filing on transactional licences. [read post]
23 Jun 2007, 3:42 pm
  Reports from IP Watch, EFF, KEI, and Howard Knopf. [read post]
9 Jun 2011, 12:35 am by Michael Geist
Howard Knopf reports that the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) has filed an application to amend the Access Copyright interim tariff requiring it grant transactional or pay-per-use licences upon request. [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]
12 Dec 2010, 11:11 pm by Michael Geist
As the fight over the proposed Access Copyright interim tariff heats up (Howard Knopf offers links to must-read submissions from many objectors), more Canadian schools are gearing up for life without the copyright collective.  [read post]
9 Aug 2010, 12:30 am by Michael Geist
Howard Knopf has a must-read post on the Access Copyright proposed tariff that would increase costs by 1300% over the current rate.  [read post]
20 Dec 2007, 1:41 am
  Christopher Moore, John Degen, Howard Knopf, Julianna Yau, and Russell McOrmond have all joined the call (to varying degrees), while Yau has established a Facebook group to promote a copyright public inquiry. [read post]
18 Feb 2008, 10:53 pm
Howard Knopf points to a Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage recommendation that calls on the government to establish a Special Joint Committee to review the copyright bill once it is introduced. [read post]
23 Oct 2012, 4:08 pm by Michel-Adrien
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) will host a webinar on Copyright Excess and Access on November 22, 2012 at 1PM Eastern.The speakers will be Mary Hemmings, Chief Law Librarian at Thompson Rivers University, and Howard Knopf, Chairman of the Copyright Policy Committee of the Canadian Bar Association.Knopf has frequently lectured at the invitation of the judiciary, government officials, law schools, continuing legal education fora, the World Intellectual Property… [read post]