Tag: Supreme Court

Lexpert publishes Litigation special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert published its special edition on Litigation in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine on November 28. This special Litigation edition includes the following feature articles: Suing for Privacy Violations: Most courts have been reluctant to award damages for privacy violations, but the tide may be turning Faster and Cheaper Litigation: The Supreme Court recently released a

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How Terrorism Has Eroded Privilege

October 3 — This month in Lexpert magazine, Last Word columnist Paul Paton takes a look at the decade-long battle on client-solicitor privilege in Canada, and how the threat of terrorism is slowly eroding public support for rules that many believe help terrorists fund their attacks (“Privileges Can Be Taken Away,” October). As Paton writes:

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Myriad Could Lead to More Trade Secrets

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling two weeks ago invalidating the patentability of isolated, naturally occurring DNA segments could lead more biotechnology firms to conceal their discoveries, rather than enter the patent process. “A possible consequence is that some companies may consider keeping their discoveries as trade secrets rather than entering the patent process,” says Melanie

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