Simply put, a patent is an “exclusive right granted for an invention” to the patent holder, usually the inventor. If an invention is patented, it cannot be “made, used, distributed, imported or sold” without the patent holder’s permission. There are theories that explain why a patent system is needed. Amongst them are the following: According to the reward theory, the inventor has a natural right … Continue reading Why Do We Need A Patent System? Or Do We?
I like fashion, travelling, photography, reading, walking on the beach and all those fun stuff. But, this blog is not about any of them. Some ages ago, I took a course on privacy laws in Canada at my law school. I wrote my term paper on the right to be forgotten. This was before the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Google v Equustek, which essentially … Continue reading About this blog.