Archive for May, 2007

Patenting One’s Godly Powers

Friday, May 25th, 2007

Don’t you wish you’d filed a patent application for your special powers.

See U.S. Patent Application 11/161,345 “Godly Powers” (published as 2007/0035812).

Oil Sands and Copyright?

Thursday, May 3rd, 2007

The Globe and Mail has an interesting story today, entitled U.S. activist takes on Syncrude, about how Liz Moore, an 85-year-old Colorado grandmother, created a website that portrays the energy company in an unflattering light over the environmental costs of the tar sands.

Apparently Ms. Moore took various photographs at Syncrude’s operation (near […]

Continued Watch on Canada

Tuesday, May 1st, 2007

The Globe and Mail reports today that Canada remains under scrutiny by the United States for failing to ratify Internet treaties and poorly policing movie pirates. According to the “Special 301” Report, some of the U.S.’s worries about our intellectual property law and enforcement include:

Canada’s failure to ratify and implement the WIPO Internet […]