CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar “Brexit: Creating A New IP Landscape?”

November 6, 2017 • 1:00 November 6, 2017 • 2:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

Graeme B. Dinwoodie is the Professor of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at the University of Oxford, Director of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, and a University Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He has previously taught at the National University of Singapore (as the Yong Shook Lin Professor in Intellectual Property Law), New York University University […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

CIPP/Lallemand seminar “Poisonous Science : the Dark Side of Academic Copyright in the Digital Age”

November 27, 2017 • 1:00 November 27, 2017 • 2:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

Lecturer: Prof. Roberto Caso Abstract: Copyright on academic and scientific publications (papers, articles, essays, books etc.) is the result of the interaction between formal rules (copyright law), social norms (norms of science) and technology (printing press, digital technologies). Prior to the digital age, academic copyright has had two main functions. a) Priority. The acknowledgment of […] Read more

Past events

CIPP News / Events / Other News

Responsible Openness: What you need to know to get started today – RDA 10th Plenary Collocated event

September 18, 2017 • 13h September 18, 201716h

CIPP’s Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse speaking at Research Data Alliance’s 10th Plenary session, to be held in Montreal. He will be participating in a panel on on Security, Intellectual Property, Privacy, and Integrity of Open Research Data, held on September 18th in collaboration with Université de Montréal, the Cyberjustice Laboratory and the Chaire LexUM, where he will discuss Licensing Open Research Data. […] Read more


POP Montreal: A Tribute to Sandy Pearlman, by McGill Law Professors and a Graduate

September 16, 2017 • 3:00 PMPOP Box venue (3450 St-Urbain Montréal, QC H2X 1V2 Canada) Copyright Law

Sandy Pearlman (1943–2016) was a legendary producer and music industry visionary. As an early proponent of online music distribution, he was thinking creatively about how artists could get paid for online music circulation long before the age of mass streaming and downloading. Pearlman also served as the Schulich Distinguished Chair of music at McGill University […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar “Global Law of Monopolies, Human Rights, and Access to Medicines”

September 15, 2017 • 11:30 September 15, 2017 • 1:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

Lecturer: Prof. Calixto Salomão Filho Discussant: Prof. Daniel Weinstock In the global arena, frequently the effectiveness of human rights is dependent upon the adoption of structural measures to curb market power of monopolies or big enterprises. In the case of the access to drugs, it can require the adoption of strategic litigation aiming at the […] Read more


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

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

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

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

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

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars / Events

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