Events

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

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”

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

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Conférence académique de propriété intellectuelle de 2017

    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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Innovation in Context

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

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Live Screening: AstraZeneca Canada v Apotex

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