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Rapper Files Copyright Claim for Infringing Signature Dance Moves Rapper Files Copyright Claim for Infringing Signature Dance Moves

Copyright
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On December 5, 2018, New York rapper, 2 Milly, filed a claim for copyright infringement alleging that video game creator,
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/rapper-files-copyright-claim-for-infringing-signature-dance-moves

Privacy Commissioner of Canada Expresses Opinion on National Digital and Data Consultations Privacy Commissioner of Canada Expresses Opinion on National Digital and Data Consultations

Privacy
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On December 5, 2018, the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (Commissioner) released a letter to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development offering his views on the Government of Canada’s National Digital and Data Consultations.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/privacy-commissioner-of-canada-expresses-opinion-on-national-digital-and-data

Ontario to Enhance Privacy Rights in Consumer Protection Act Ontario to Enhance Privacy Rights in Consumer Protection Act

Privacy
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On November 29, 2018, Bill 55, Safeguarding our Information Act, 2018, passed second reading in the Ontario legislature.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/ontario-to-enhance-privacy-rights-consumer-protection-act

New Patent Rules Published For Consultation New Patent Rules Published For Consultation

Patent
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On December 1, 2018, the Government of Canada published its proposed amendments to the Patent Rules (the Proposed Rules) for consultation.  The Proposed Rules implement legislative amendments to the
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/new-patent-rules-published-for-consultation

EDPR Issues Draft Guidelines Relating to the Territorial Scope of the GDPR EDPR Issues Draft Guidelines Relating to the Territorial Scope of the GDPR

Privacy
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On November 23, 2018, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) issued draft guidelines (Guidelines) relating to the territorial scope of the GDPR.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/edpr-issues-draft-guidelines-relating-to-territorial-scope-of-gdpr

Marriott Hotel Chain Subject to Data Breach Affecting Up To Half a Billion People Marriott Hotel Chain Subject to Data Breach Affecting Up To Half a Billion People

Privacy
December 12, 2018December 12, 20182018-12-12
On November 30, 2018, Marriott International Inc (Marriott) disclosed that approximately 500 million guests who stayed at Starwood hotel properties (which Marriott acquired in 2015) between 2014 and 2018 may have had their personal information compromised.  Starwood hotel properties include prominent brands such as W hotels, St.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/marriott-hotel-chain-subject-to-data-breach-affecting-up-to-half-a-billion-people

Events

October 30, 2018

Jennifer Davidson will be moderating a panel on Women in Technology at CAN-TECH's 22nd Annual

October 29, 2018

Richard Austin will be participating in a panel on “Intermediary Accountability in the D

November 24, 2017

Heather Watts will be participating in a panel presentation on Injunction Strategy – Practical Tips for Success on Friday, November 24, 2017 from 11:05 a.m. to 11:50 a.m.

The presentation is hosted by The Advocates’ Society at the The Advocates’ Society Education Centre, 250 Yonge Street, Suite 2700, Toronto ON.  The panel discussion is part of an educational program called Winning Injunctions which takes place from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m..  The program will be recorded for a live webcast.