Canned knowledge : Non-compete agreements and labor mobility of highly skilled employees in innovation industries

November 20, 2009 • 13h30 - 17h30Moot Court, McGill Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street

  For its second edition, the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series, led by Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse, will focus on the key resource of innovation industries: their human capital. A number of commentators have argued that the labour mobility of highly skilled employees is an important component of regional economic development in high technology industries. In […] Read more


(RIPP) Droit d‘Auteur in the Information Society – Actual Challenges to Copyright for the Digital World

November 12, 2009 • 13h -14h3644 Peel, room 203 (Faculty of Law)

Speaker: Dr. Till Kreutzer, Bureau for Information Law Expertise (i.e.), Hamburg, Germany Abstract: The role of Copyright is changing. By ruling the access to and the use of information, culture, arts and works of entertainment it appears to be the maybe most important field of regulation for the information society. In the course of its […] Read more


(ALAI) Actualités européennes de droit d’auteur

November 10, 2009 • 18h - 20hAuberge Le St-Gabriel, 426, St-Gabriel, Montréal (salle Dulong)

Thème: Actualités européennes de droit d’auteur Les dernières grandes décisions en matière de droit d’auteur qui ont été rendues par la Cour de justice européenne et par des juridictions nationales seront expliquées et, lorsque les circonstances s’y prêtent, comparées avec les développements nord-américains. Les dernières grandes décisions en matière de droit d’auteur qui ont été […] Read more


(RIPP) Art in the Streets: Graffiti’s Challenge to Intellectual Property

November 9, 2009 • 17h30 - 19h303644 Peel, room 100

Graffiti poses interesting challenges to intellectual property. Come hear how. Bring some questions because our panelists will be around for a Q & A after their discussion. Presenting insightful conversations with: Sterling Downey, Founder/Editor of Under Pressure Magazine Raymond Carrier, MBA, M.Ed, City of Montreal Roadsworth, Notorious Montreal Artist, Karen Crawley, D.C.L candidate, McGill […] Read more


Innover pour abuser? Les interférences entre propriété intellectuelle et droit de la concurrence

October 29, 2009 • 13h30 - 16h30Moot Court, Faculté de droit McGill, 3644 rue Peel

Un colloque organisé par le Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle de McGill et McMillan. Le Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle, sous la direction du Professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse, organise un colloque international visant à explorer les interactions entre innovation et droit de la concurrence sous plusieurs angles. L’inscription est obligatoire   PROGRAMME: 1:30-1:40 Accueil […] Read more


Intellectual Property: A new Law of Property?

October 29, 2009 • 18h - 21hMaxwell Cohen Moot Court (room 100), New Chancellor Day Hall, 3644 Peel Street, McGill University.

This three hour, bilingual continuing education seminar is offered free of charge and will be taught by professors of the Faculty of Law and members of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) of McGill University. Description It is rare to encounter an exchange today that does not involve an intellectual property right. Our society […] Read more


The domain – a Myths and Metaphors Seminar on IP and Private Law

September 16, 2009 • 12h30 - 14h303644 Peel (New Chancellor Day Hall), room 202

Evoking strong images and marked by history, domain is a polysemous concept shared by private law and the law of intellectual property. The term domain comes from the Latin dominium. It expresses the idea of a person’s power, a person’s domination, and corresponds to owners’ exclusive control over their things, their right to use and […] Read more


Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine

June 22, 2009 • 8h30 - 19hMarriott at Metro Center Hotel, Washington DC

This conference will cover key issues, challenges and best practices for Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine, including: How to Create and Manage Consortia for Success Data Contribution, Results Sharing and Enhancement Solutions IP Issues for Consortia-Generated Knowledge Moving from Pre-Competitive Collaboration Back into Competitive Programs Case Studies of Leading Consortia Including Pharmaceutical Company Perspectives on Collaborative […] Read more


Conference & call for papers – Lex Non Scripta, Ars Non Scripta: Law, justice and improvisation

June 19, 2009 • 9h30McGill University, room TBD

Improvisation is an important art form and an artistic and cultural phenomenon; a manner of speaking, a way of being, and a realm of experience. For theorists improvisation as practice and as idea raise questions not just about how law comes to describe, judge, and regulate improvisation, but the converse: how improvisation might describe, judge, […] Read more