On January 24, 2019, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released a Technology and Cybersecurity Incident Reporting Advisory (Advisory) that creates new incident reporting obligations applicable to all FRFIs, effective as of March 31, 2019.
Deeth Williams Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/osfi-releases-advisory-on-new-technology-and-incident-reporting-requirements
On January 10, 2019, Judge Kandis Westmore of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (Court) ruled that law enforcement agencies can’t compel suspects to unlock their smartphones using biometric
Deeth Williams Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/california-judge-rules-law-enforcement-can%E2%80%99t-force-biometric-use-to-unlock-phones
On December 27, 2018, in Netlink Computer Inc (Re), (2018 BCSC 2309) the Supreme Court of British Columbia (Court) dismissed an application for leave to sue a trustee in bankruptcy for the alleged impro
Deeth Williams Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/privacy-breach-class-action-against-bankruptcy-trustee-fails
On December 13, 2018, Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures, received royal assent. Though a budget implementation bill, it, among other things, amends the
Deeth Williams Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/bill-c86-receives-royal-assent-makes-substantial-changes-to-patent-act
Thank you for your readership over the last year and welcome to what is sure to be an exciting 2019! In this year’s first issue of the E-TIPS® Newsletter, we will recap our most noteworthy reports from 2018 covering developments in IP and IT law, under the following categories: (1) “Legislative, Treaty and Policy Developments”, (2) “Supreme Court of Canada Matters”, (3) “Patents”, (4) “Trademarks”,
Deeth Williams Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/etips%C2%AE-newsletter%E2%80%99s-%E2%80%9C2018-year-review%E2%80%9D
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 Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/privacy-commissioner-of-canada-expresses-opinion-on-national-digital-and-data
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 Wallhttps://www.dww.com/articles/marriott-hotel-chain-subject-to-data-breach-affecting-up-to-half-a-billion-people