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Conférence académique de propriété intellectuelle de 2017

May 9, 2017 May 10, 2017Université d'Ottawa - Faculté de droit

    Nouveaux paradigmes dans la protection des inventions, données et signes : perspectives changeantes du rôle de la propriété intellectuelle Prof. Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse, présentateur   « Entre droit et géographie: la loi québécoise sur les termes valorisants » La relation entre droit et géographie, déjà étudiée par Montesquieu, prend un relief particulier dans le droit des indications […] Read more

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University Patent Licenses in the CRISPR Era – a talk by Jacob S. Sherkow

March 24, 2017 • 1:00 2:303644 Peel Street, NCDH Room 316

CRISPR is a revolutionary advance in biotechnology: it allows molecular biologists to edit cells’ DNA with ease and precision unimaginable even a decade ago. The technology is also the subject of contentious patent dispute between several universities, and governed by a maze licensing agreements among research institutions, nonprofits, biotech startups, and large pharmaceutical developers. Patents […] Read more

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Reconciling Heritage: Working at the Intersection of Intellectual Property, Indigenous Heritage, and Human Rights

March 10, 2017 • 1:00 2:303644 Peel Street OCDH Room 16

The CIPP and the CHLRP welcome George Nicholas, for a discussion of traditional knowledge as Indigenous intellectual property, and his community-based research and human rights activism. George Nicholas is Professor of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada. His research focuses on intellectual property rights and archaeology, Indigenous archaeology, the archaeology and human ecology of wetlands, […] Read more


Revue de droit de McGill – Conférence sur l’innovation et l’entrepreneuriat

February 20, 2017 • 13h00 14h303644 rue Peel, Montreal, Quebec - salle 312

Vous êtes cordialement invités à la Conférence de la Revue de droit de McGill sur l’innovation et l’entrepreneuriat. La conférence se déroulera le 20 février 2017 à 13h00 dans la salle 312 du Pavillon Chancellor-Day. Un dîner sera servi. Joignez-vous à la Revue de Droit de McGill le 20 février 2017 où nous explorons les […] Read more


Règlementation intelligente pour villes intelligentes Quel aménagement urbain, quelles lois pour l’innovation sociale à Montréal ?

January 27, 2017 • 15h 17hCentre d’entreprises et d’innovation de Montréal (CEIM) 20, rue Queen, 3ième étage Montréal (Québec) H3C 2M7

En s’appuyant sur l’expérience pratique d’entrepreneurs, sur des notions issues du droit et de la géographie, ainsi que sur différentes théories de l’innovation, l’on examinera, au cours de cet atelier, les conditions auxquelles les mécanismes normatifs parviennent à générer des structures efficaces, ouvertes, géographiquement adaptées, afin de stimuler l’innovation dans des régions particulières. Prenant acte […] Read more

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The Stakes of Tax and Intellectual Property: A European Approach with Nicolas Binctin

January 23, 2017 • 13h00 14h30McGill Faculty of Law, Old Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 Peel Street, Room 16

The Stakes of Tax and Intellectual Property: A European Approach The current political discourse in tax policy and intellectual property policy originated in 1970s Ireland and in France. These tax policies, which were in a sense developed as public support for innovation and creation, are oriented to help creators and inventors. Now, tax competition between […] Read more


Innovation in Context

November 19, 2016 • 8:30 AM 5:00 PMPhi Centre 407 rue Saint Pierre Espace A Montreal, QC H2Y 2M3

The word “innovation” pops up everywhere. It refers to everything from technology to services to economic growth – but is innovation just about goods and services or does it depend on who we are, our institutions, culture and education? To highlight the social context of innovation, we are organizing a one-day interdisciplinary workshop, Innovation in […] Read more


Live Screening: AstraZeneca Canada v Apotex

November 8, 2016 • 9:00 AM 12:00 PMMcGill University Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street, Montreal

Join the CIPP on November 8th for a Supreme Court of Canada viewing party! It’s AstraZeneca (The Swedes) vs. Apotex (The Canadians) in an epic struggle over patent law! Come see the future of Canadian innovation be legislated by (up to!) nine Justices in a no-holds-barred battle royale. The morning’s proceedings will feature all the […] Read more


The Social Costs of Innovation: Law, Society, and the Greater Good

November 2, 2016 • 13:30 17:30 (followed by a cocktail offered by Fasken Martineau)CEIM, 20 Queen Street, Montreal, 3rd floor (south of Wellington)

Law and innovation are usually framed in technological terms. Discussions focus on the means to incentivize technological development and regulate the use of new technologies. The assumption is that technological change is consubstantial with societal progress. As a result, lawyers and policy makers focus their efforts and critiques on whether or not law effectively supports or […] Read more