REVERSE CLASS ACTIONS: A NEW FRONTIER IN COPYRIGHT ENFORCEMENT?

Historically, copyright owners have had difficulty enforcing their rights against users of pirating software. One common reason is that the maximum recovery from each pirate is often too small to cover the copyright holder’s legal expenses. Meanwhile, there are often thousands, sometimes millions of acts of infringement. If you could claim them all at once,

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AI INVENTORS: DO THEY EXIST, AND DOES IT MATTER?

Recent cases in five jurisdictions have opined on whether an artificial intelligence system (“AI”) can be an “inventor” in an application for a patent. This blog post summarizes the inventions at issue, the relevant cases, and what these developments may mean for Canadian patent law. THE INVENTIONS & APPLICATIONS DABUS is a system of interconnected

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