Tag Archives: Trade

The Trade Secret-Contract Interface

Deepa Varadarajan's new article, The Trade Secret-Contract Interface, published in the Iowa Law Review, explores the role of contracts in trade secret law. This article returns to an issue that remained unresolved following rich exchanges between Robert Bone and other scholars … Continue reading

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The COPYKAT: "Faceswap" for the Statue of Liberty, trade wars, and embezzlement

It's been an exciting few weeks for copyright around the world. This CopyKat takes a look at three "David vs Goliath" disputes, in which parties (respectively) include the US Government, Fifa and an 8 year-old boy, and one of Africa's largest … Continue reading

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Federer and Nike trade mark dispute in centre court

Wimbledon is in full swing in sunny london! Yesterday we saw Angelique Kerber take the women's title and the men's final concludes this afternoon between Anderson and Djokovic. Defending champion Roger Federer only made it to the semi-finals, but no doubt … Continue reading

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Continuing to Trade One Form of Discrimination for Another

On the second-to-last day of the term, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in Trump v. Hawaii, reversing the courts of appeals’ decisions that upheld preliminary injunctions against the President’s infamous entry ban. Trump addressed the third iteration of … Continue reading

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Gauging the impact of a Canada-U.S. trade war on cross-border M&A

On May 31, 2018 the United States (U.S.) government announced that it would be imposing tariffs on a number of Canadian products, including steel and aluminum at a rate of 25% and 10% respectively. In response, the Canadian government imposed … Continue reading

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