Contributing Lawyers

Canada

Cyndee Todgham Cherniak

United States

Susan Kohn Ross

Australia

Andrew Hudson



U.S. Customs uses border 'hits' to blame Canada

Such was the headline in today's thestar.com story, see www.thestar.com/World/Columnist/article/624334. The point of the story was how Canada is often blamed for having lax borders and ineffective laws and so, the logic...

Laptop searches – Is the U.S. government acting outrageously?

Cyndee and I participated on a panel about laptop searches at the recent American Bar Association International Law Section Spring Program. One of our fellow panelists let us know, in no uncertain terms, that he thought we were...

Seizure of Counterfeit Goods on the Rise/Identity Theft Increasing, Too

Local Customs is fond of saying that about half the intellectual property rights seizures in the U.S. occur at the Port of Los Angeles/Long Beach. Nonetheless, stories about significant counterfeit seizures are being publicized...