Events

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual Property, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the Environment

September 12, 2014 • 13h - 14h30McGill, Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street, Room 202

Speaker : Dr. Matthew Rimmer The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a highly secretive and expansive free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and eleven Pacific Rim countries, including Australia and Canada. This presentation provides a critical evaluation of key chapters of the TPP – including the intellectual property chapter; the investment chapter; the environment chapter, […] Read more

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THE CIPP PRESENTS: ” Stepping Off the Shoulders of Giants: Nonlinear Innovation in Intellectual Property Law”

April 11, 2014 • 13h - 14h30McGill Faculty of Law Room NCDH 202

Speaker: Prof. Michal Shur-Ofry (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Contemporary IP theory concentrates on the cumulative and incremental nature of innovation and creation: Authors and inventors as “standing on the shoulders of giants”. This talk highlights an additional type of innovation largely overlooked in IP discourse: innovation that breaks up with convention, disputes existing paradigms, or […] Read more

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The CIPP presents: Rosemary Coombe, “Geographical indications in new contexts: In new contexts : The promise, perils and politics of protecting PL

March 19, 2014 • 13:00 14:30McGill Faculty of Law, Room NCDH 202

McGill’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University (http://www.yorku.ca/rcoombe/) on “Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products”. Abstract: “Geographical indications (GIs) are increasingly promoted as a means to protect the livelihoods of rural farmers and serve local and indigenous development needs. States, international […] Read more

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The CIPP presents: “Geographical indications in new contexts : The promise, perils and politics of protecting place-based products”

March 19, 2014 • 13h - 14h30McGill Faculty of Law Room NCDH 202

Speaker: Prof. Rosemary Coombe (York University) Geographical indications (GIs) are increasingly promoted as a means to protect the livelihoods of rural farmers and serve local and indigenous development needs. States, international institutions, NGOs and development agencies advocate the use of GI protections to promote a form of development that will ensure community security and environmental […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in cooperation with Lallemand Inc. “Musical work copyright for the era of digital sound technology”

January 22, 2014 • 13h - 14h30Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 202) New Chancellor Day Hall

Speaker : Prof. Robert Brauneis Federal copyright law in the United States, paralleled by copyright law in Canada, has always reflected and reinforced the model of music as a two-stage art of composition and performance. In the last several decades, however, developments in sound technologies and their uses by musicians and listeners have substantially undermined that […] Read more