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About Articles The following articles are published by the Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association. Members are encouraged to submit articles. About Articles

Editors: Imtiaz Karamat and Alessia Monastero

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Welcome from the Chair!

  • November 05, 2019
  • Lisa Danay Wallace, Chair

Our 2019-2020 Chair, Lisa Danay Wallace, welcomes the section and introduces the IT/IP Section’s exciting plans and programs for the year.

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Patent Potpourri

  • November 01, 2019
  • Professor Norman Siebrasse

Professor Norman Siebrasse, author of the Sufficient Description blog, summarizes a recent talk he gave to the Toronto IP Group (TIPG). Professor Siebrasse highlights several of his recent or in-progress articles.

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The Flax and the Foreign: US prosecution history in file wrapper estoppel

  • October 11, 2019
  • Brian Daley, Christopher Guerreiro and Colin Hyslop, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

In Canmar Foods Ltd v TA Foods Ltd, the Federal Court interpreted the new file wrapper estoppel provision, s 53.1 of the Patent Act, for the first time. The court held that foreign prosecution history is admissible in extraordinary circumstances under this provision.

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OBA Program: Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence Meet Privacy Law

  • October 09, 2019
  • Amanda Branch

A summary of the "Blockchain & Artificial Intelligence Meet Privacy Law: An Interactive Conversation on Strategizing for Clients" program that was jointly hosted by the Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section and the Privacy and Access to Information Law Section in September 2019.

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Data Governance in the Age of Data Monopolies: An Intro to Data Trusts

  • September 23, 2019
  • Alexandra David

This article discusses the importance of effective data governance in our increasingly technological world and introduces data trusts as a potential answer to some of the concerns surrounding data privacy and use.

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Deepfakes: Fake Videos Need Real Remedy

  • September 23, 2019
  • Daniel Daniele, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

How will the law protect victims of malicious “deepfake” videos?

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