Events

Events

The Social Costs of Innovation: Law, Society, and the Greater Good

Law and innovation are usually framed in technological terms. Discussions focus on the means to incentivize technological development and regulate the use of new technologies. The assumption is that technological change is consubstantial with societal progress. As a result, lawyers and policy makers focus their efforts and critiques on whether or not law effectively supports or […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars

Beyond IP: The Cost of Free Informational Capitalism in a Post IP Era

Guy Pessach is a Law Professor at the Faculty of Law, Hebrew University Jerusalem. His main areas of research are Copyright Law, Comparative and International Aspects of the Creative Industries and Law & Technology. Guy was a Fulbright Scholar, Residential Fellow at the Information Society Project, Yale Law School; a Visiting Professor at Columbia Law […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars

Non-Traditional Trademarks Unplugged: Or Should Trademark Law Protect Aesthetic Product Features?

The next CIPP/Lallemand Seminar will feature Irene Calboli on Non-Traditional Trademarks Unplugged: Or Should Trademark Law Protect Aesthetic Product Features? The event is open to all and CLE accreditation has been requested. There is a $40 charge for lawyers seeking CLE accreditation.   Abstract In the past decades, the scope of trademark protection has exponentially expanded. Today, a […] Read more

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Understanding the TPP: IP Protection and Investment Protection

The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of a series of major new trade agreements (CETA between Canada and the EU, and the TTIP between the USA and the EU) which Canada may join or which may have an important impact on Canada. Two of the most controversial chapters of the TPP cover Intellectual Property Rights and […] Read more

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

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

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

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CIPP & CRDP Seminar: Inflation législative

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

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