Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Worldwide De-indexing Order against Google

Today, Canada’s Supreme Court upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34. The injunction ordered Google to de-index websites selling intellectual property infringing product contrary to a court order. A. Background Equustek is a small technology company based in British Columbia (B.C.). It manufactures networking devices … Continue reading

Chronology of the Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Litigation

April 12, 2011 Equustek sues Datalink in British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) (B.C.’s court of first instance).   September 23, 2011 BCSC grants an injunction ordering Datalink: 1.    To return to Equustek any source code, board schematics, and any other documentation it may have had in its possession that belonged to Equustek. 2.    Prohibiting Datalink … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for April 16, 2013

LES Toronto Chapter World IP Day FREE event features Ron Dimock & Don MacOdrum – Wed Apr 24 @ 6 pm: …… USSC hears the Myriad Genetics case | Justices Seem Wary of Bold Action in Gene Patent Case  GE Offering Thousands Of Its Patents In Exchange For Innovation  Apple licenses $10M in … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for March 11, 2013

Some Victims of Online Hacking Edge Into the Light  Germany Could Ban Google Maps Over Microsoft Patent Dispute  via @IBTimes @IntangibleBiz The Hudson’s Bay Company unveils new logo for Canada’s oldest department store  LCBO puts cork in wine club orders after privacy ruling  Backgrounder and tips on handling corporate Twitter hacks … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 25, 2013

Apple Is No Longer One Of The Hottest Brands In America  California Alleges 2 Clothing Firms Used Pirated Software  Life and Death Online and Facebook: Who Controls a Digital Legacy?  U.K. Supreme Court: Accountants do not have legal privilege  Canada | CN Rail v. McKercher tests the boundaries of ‘conflict of … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 22, 2013

Crowdsourcing as a way to defend against patent disputes Google Declares War on the Password Obscurity: A Better Way to Think About Your Data Than ‘Privacy’ Did Glee Rip Off a Jonathan Coulton Cover of ‘Baby Got Back’? Researchers Warn: Mega’s New Encrypted Cloud Doesn’t Keep Its Megasecurity Promises Sports … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 18, 2013

Game developers urge balanced approach in Biden probe of violence  After a year in the grave, can SOPA and Protect IP return?  This Google patent application had us at ‘laser keyboard’  Congressman touts draft bill aimed at mobile app privacy  Apple Says Appeals Court Hobbles Its Fight With Samsung  US … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 16, 2013

This makes me happy as a forestry grad | After forestry’s ‘dark decade,’ work force recruitment effort takes root Can the model for resurrecting interest in math and science among Canadian students be found in Tel Aviv?  Facebook unveils new ‘Graph Search’ social media tools  Civil libertarians fear Compass cards put passengers’ … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 14, 2013

Mobile Phones With Fingerprint ID Coming This Year  Cisco Sued For Trademark Infringement Over Marketing Slogan  Hostess Names Flowers as Lead Bidder for Bread Brands  Patent Privateers Sail the Legal Waters Against Apple, Google  Oracle releases software update to fix Java vulnerability  Nintendo Case Poses Patent-War Test  IBM, Ikea, … Continue reading

IP Address Blog Updates for January 11, 2013

Vintage Packaging Designs Of Famous Brands  EU privacy laws to spell an end to Facebook for free?  Zynga’s Patent Portfolio Swells as it Doubles Down on Casino  Mobile Apps Drive Rapid Changes in Search Technology  Chinese Man Pleads Guilty in Copyright Violation Case  Auto software | Ford, GM open their … Continue reading