IIC - International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law

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List of Papers (Total 202)

Balancing the Balance

If court decisions and legislative activity are the bread and butter of legal academics, 2012 offered a gargantuan banquet to observers of the Canadian copyright scene: a series of amendments to the Copyright Act unlike anything that had been seen for 15 years and no less than six Supreme Court decisions. Indeed, that 15-year period provides an interesting time frame for some ...

“MPEG-2 Video Signal Encoding” (MPEG-2-Videosignalcodierung)

A sequence of video data representing video images can be required to be considered as a direct product of a manufacturing method and as such enjoy product protection pursuant to Sec. 9, second sentence, No. 3, of the Patent Act. If a sequence of data must be considered as a direct product of a video image encoding method, the product protection also encompasses a data carrier on ...

“Non-UV-Sensitive Printing Plate” (UV-unempfindliche Druckplatte)

The claiming of the priority of an earlier application is subject to the condition that the priority documents clearly disclose the entirety of the features of the technical teaching described by the patent claim. If the teaching according to the invention is characterised by a quality of one of its elements that is not (clearly) disclosed in the priority documents so that the ...