I recently wrote an article for the PCK Intellectual Property Reporter, an online publication of my firm Perry + Currier Inc. | Currier + Kao LLP, on the trends in Interbrand’s Best Global Brands 2013 ranking. The article can be found here.
LES Toronto Chapter World IP Day FREE event features Ron Dimock & Don MacOdrum – Wed Apr 24 @ 6 pm: http://www.lesusacanada.org/chapters/canada/toronto-chapter/april-24-2013-toronto-chapter-meeting …… USSC hears the Myriad Genetics case | Justices Seem Wary of Bold Action in Gene Patent Case http://ow.ly/k5R94 GE Offering Thousands Of Its Patents In Exchange For Innovation http://ow.ly/k3rro Apple licenses $10M in … Read more
Some Victims of Online Hacking Edge Into the Light http://ow.ly/iHr14 Germany Could Ban Google Maps Over Microsoft Patent Dispute http://is.gd/EtNYos via @IBTimes @IntangibleBiz The Hudson’s Bay Company unveils new logo for Canada’s oldest department store http://ow.ly/ituTe LCBO puts cork in wine club orders after privacy ruling http://ow.ly/itqDV Backgrounder and tips on handling corporate Twitter hacks … Read more
Apple Is No Longer One Of The Hottest Brands In America http://ow.ly/h7JTK California Alleges 2 Clothing Firms Used Pirated Software http://ow.ly/h7JpR Life and Death Online and Facebook: Who Controls a Digital Legacy? http://ow.ly/h7J4R U.K. Supreme Court: Accountants do not have legal privilege http://ow.ly/h7ICK Canada | CN Rail v. McKercher tests the boundaries of ‘conflict of … Read more
My latest column for Slaw.ca is a case comment on the dangers of backdated copyright assignments, and the questions those dealing with such assignments should ask when presented with such a document. These questions can be especially relevant when faced with a copyright dispute or purchasing intellectual property. The column can be found at http://bit.ly/XvNF2e.
Crowdsourcing as a way to defend against patent disputes http://ow.ly/h0Fvi Google Declares War on the Password http://ow.ly/h0Ebh Obscurity: A Better Way to Think About Your Data Than ‘Privacy’ http://ow.ly/h0FYt Did Glee Rip Off a Jonathan Coulton Cover of ‘Baby Got Back’? http://ow.ly/h0Efv Researchers Warn: Mega’s New Encrypted Cloud Doesn’t Keep Its Megasecurity Promises http://ow.ly/h0ESX Sports … Read more
Game developers urge balanced approach in Biden probe of violence http://ow.ly/gVyyZ After a year in the grave, can SOPA and Protect IP return? http://ow.ly/gVyxx This Google patent application had us at ‘laser keyboard’ http://ow.ly/gVynH Congressman touts draft bill aimed at mobile app privacy http://ow.ly/gVyjR Apple Says Appeals Court Hobbles Its Fight With Samsung http://ow.ly/gVxfU US … Read more
This makes me happy as a forestry grad | After forestry’s ‘dark decade,’ work force recruitment effort takes root http://ow.ly/gRr0w Can the model for resurrecting interest in math and science among Canadian students be found in Tel Aviv? http://ow.ly/gRoDB Facebook unveils new ‘Graph Search’ social media tools http://ow.ly/gRnWJ Civil libertarians fear Compass cards put passengers’ … Read more
Mobile Phones With Fingerprint ID Coming This Year http://ow.ly/gMm81 Cisco Sued For Trademark Infringement Over Marketing Slogan http://ow.ly/gMmiK Hostess Names Flowers as Lead Bidder for Bread Brands http://ow.ly/gMmbH Patent Privateers Sail the Legal Waters Against Apple, Google http://ow.ly/gMmg7 Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability http://ow.ly/gMmKq Nintendo Case Poses Patent-War Test http://ow.ly/gMmxQ IBM, Ikea, … Read more
Vintage Packaging Designs Of Famous Brands http://ow.ly/gIBPA EU privacy laws to spell an end to Facebook for free? http://ow.ly/gIEkt Zynga’s Patent Portfolio Swells as it Doubles Down on Casino http://ow.ly/gIDg9 Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Changes in Search Technology http://ow.ly/gIDl1 Chinese Man Pleads Guilty in Copyright Violation Case http://ow.ly/gIDae Auto software | Ford, GM open their … Read more