CIPP/Lallemand Seminars

CIPP/Lallemand/McGill Arbitration Student Society Seminar: Intellectual Property Rights as Foreign Direct Investment: When Intellectual Property Crosses Borders: Dangers and Opportunities

January 20, 2016 • 16h00 17h30McGill Faculty of Law, New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

The MASS former executive member and a doctoral candidate at McGill University Lukas Vanhonnaeker will be giving a presentation on Intellectual Property Rights as Foreign Direct Investment on January 20, 2016 at 4pm in Room 316. Le séminaire est organisé par le Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle, la Société étudiante d’arbitrage de McGill et […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: La protection des plantes: Loi sur les obtentions végétales

December 7, 2015 • 13h00 14h30Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 203, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

A CIPP/Lallemand seminar with Me Julie Gauvreau (Goudreau Gage Dubuc). Comment les plantes peuvent-elles être protégées au Canada? La Loi sur les obtentions végétales canadienne vient d’être modernisée, 25 ans après son adoption. Il s’agissait entre autres de l’harmoniser avec la convention internationale (UPOV, 1991) et ainsi les lois correspondantes d’autres pays, promouvoir l’innovation en […] Read more


CIPP & CRDP Seminar: Inflation législative

November 26, 2015 • 16h39 18h00Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 312, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Seminar: Inflation Legislative et droit d’auteur Dans le cadre du Cycle de conférences 2015 sur les fonctions contemporaines du droit « Normes énormes », le Regroupement Droit, changements et gouvernance a le plaisir d’accueillir la professeure Mistrale Goudreau (Université d’Ottawa – section de droit civil) pour une conference intitulée « Inflation législative et droit d’auteur ». Mistrale Goudreau est […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: How Influential Are Your Professors? The Role of Academics in IP Politics

November 24, 2015 • 13h00 14h30Chancellor Day Hall : NCDH 102, 3644 rue Peel Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1W9

Price: $40 charge for lawyers seeking CLE accreditation CIPP/Lallemand seminar with Professor Jean-Frédéric Morin (Université Laval), Canada Research Chair in International Political Economy. Open to all, $40 charge for lawyers seeking CLE accreditation (CLE credit requested for 1.5 hours). Read more

Think Ahead

Caught in the Web (Pensée d’avance | Think Ahead series)

November 17, 2015 • 18h00 21h00Chancellor Day Hall Salle du Tribunal-école Maxwell-Cohen (NCDH 100), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Price:  $30 Join us for the second talk of Faculty of Law’s popular continuing legal education series.  The information society has turned into a supranational knowledge society and digital economy. No discipline can claim a monopoly on regulating its unbridled development. Can law still play its fundamental role of protection of individuals? • Me Éloïse Gratton (Borden […] Read more


Intellectual Property Masterclass on European IP Law: « Heurs et Malheurs » de l’harmonisation

October 7, 2015 • 16h00 17h30Chancellor Day Hall NCDH 609, 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA

Price: $40 for lawyers seeking CLE hours The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy of McGill University is organizing an IP Masterclass with Prof. Valérie-Laure Benabou, Prof. Mélanie Clément-Fontaine, and Prof. Célia Zolynski, who are visiting from Université de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France. Program (in French only) Les intervenantes replaceront la compétence de l’Union, vis-à-vis des États membres et vis-à-vis des instruments […] Read more


Third Private Law Consortium

July 6, 2015McGill, Faculty of Law

The CIPP proudly co-sponsored the annual meeting of the 2015 Private Law Consortium on July 6-7. The PLC is a group of leading private law scholars from 6 outstanding international law faculties: Bar Ilan (Israel), Harvard (USA), Pennsylvania (USA), Oslo (Norway), Trento (Italy) and McGill (Canada). The scholars who participate range from some of the […] Read more


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


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


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 ( 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