Information About IPilogue
“IPilogue is a blog populated with entries from students at Osgoode Hall Law School as well as postings from guest bloggers around the globe. The blog contains comments and thoughts about current pressing intellectual property, technology, privacy and related legal issues.”
- Backdraft: 12 Years Later, UMG Discloses Specifics on Works Lost in 2008 Vault Fire
The fallout from a 2008 Universal Music Group (“UMG”) vault fire continues to develop, opening up interesting questions about artists’ rights and where they begin and end in relation to the destruction of master recordings. In a February 13th filing regarding a motion to compel discovery, UMG public … Read more »
- Facial Recognition Technology: What have we consented to?
The Toronto police are facing controversy after its members have admitted to using Clearview AI – a ground-breaking facial recognition app that a New York Times investigation has been said to “end privacy as we know it.” To use the system, you take a picture of a person, upload it to the database, a … Read more »
- Updates on DABUS and Inventorship of AI-Generated Inventions
On Monday February 3, I had the opportunity to attend the Future of Intellectual Property Rights: A Fireside Chat organized by Deeth Williams Wall LLP. It was thrilling to learn about the unfolding of the DABUS Case on recognition of artificial intelligence systems as inventors, as I was left with m … Read more »
- Taxing Robots Could Save Your Job, But What Else?
There is a public debate about the future of automation. On one side of the argument, some think the future of work will evolve into humans having new types of creative jobs, while others think that increased automation will mean the end of human employment. Economically, the corporate benefit of ad … Read more »
- Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights at YorkU: A Panel Discussion on Impacts and Opportunities
February 4th, 2020 marked York University’s 11th annual Inclusion Day, a joint partnership between York University’s Centre for Human Rights, Equity & Inclusion (REI), the Law Commission of Ontario, and York’s President’s Advisory Committee on Human Rights Sub-Committees. Held in the Helliwell Centr … Read more »