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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

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : “Toward a translational espisteme of copyright law”

November 15, 2013 • 13h - 14h30Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 202) New Chancellor Day Hall

Speaker: Salah Basalamah Le droit d’auteur/copyright est plus que jamais l’objet de débats très animés entre, d’une part, les tenants d’une plus grande restriction de la circulation des produits de la culture et du savoir et, d’autre part, ceux en faveur d’une libéralisation des échanges (peer-to-peer) dans un espace technologique et virtuel qui le permet […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : “L’entreprise et la propriété intellectuelle entre exigences territoriales et réalité transfrontalière”

October 24, 2013 • 13h - 14h30Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 316) New Chancellor Day Hall

Speaker: Prof. Michel Vivant Les mots globalisation ou mondialisation n’ont pas la même connotation suivant qu’ils sont utilisés par tel ou tel. Mais leur sens change aussi en fonction du secteur dans lequel cette globalisation s’exprime. La propriété intellectuelle en est un bon exemple car, si les Adpic ont introduit en 1994 un indiscutable modèle […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – Me. Stephen Perry – Whither Patents? – Musings on the Bargain Theory of Patents

October 16, 2013 • 13h - 14h30Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 202) New Chancellor Day Hall

The policy rationale for patents is that public disclosure of inventions promotes innovation. The relationship between advances in innovation and growth of patents in the 19th and 20th centuries suggests that the bargain has been fair. Today, patent law is straining to accommodate technologies never contemplated by its legislative drafters, and to find the correct […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : Policy on open access to science : A law and social norms perspective

October 7, 2013Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 316) New Chancellor Day Hall

Speaker’s bio : Prof. Robert Caso is Associate Professor of Comparative Private Law at University of Trento, where he teaches Private Law, Comparative Intellectual Property Law and Private Law and ICTs. He is author and editor of many publications in the field of Intellectual Property, Privacy and Contract Law.   From a scholarly perspective based on […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – IP and the Canadian pharmaceutical sector; From innovation economy to corporate welfare

February 12, 2013 • 12h30 - 14hFaculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 202) New Chancellor Day Hall

Speaker: Prof. Marc-André Gagnon Bio: Marc-André Gagnon is Assistant Professor with the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. He is a Research Fellow with the Pharmaceutical Policy Research Collaboration and with the Centre d’Études sur l’Intégration et la Mondialisation. His current research focuses on innovation policy in the pharmaceutical sector, institutional corruption […] Read more

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IP Week

February 11, 2013Faculty of Law, McGill University

Again this year, Intellectual Property will be shining! The Faculty will host a number of activities over the week to keep you up to date about IP. Please join us. IP Week is organized by the Center of Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) of McGill University (http://cipp.mcgill.ca/).   On the program this year: Meet with Practitioners […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc., and the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law – Copyright as a Publicity Right? Stories from the UK in the Nineteenth Century

January 25, 2013 • Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 202) New Chancellor Day Hall12h30 - 14h

Speaker: Dr. Elena Cooper Bio: Elena Cooper is Orton Fellow in Intellectual Property Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a Member of Cambridge University’s Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law. She is also currently a researcher at the Faculty of Law on the “Of Authorship and Originality” project funded by Humanities in the European […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013, in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – S. Serge Shahinian, PhD. – The evolution of patenting in the life sciences: Where have we come from and where are we going?

January 14, 2013 • 13h - 14h30Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street (Room 316) New Chancellor Day Hall

Thomas Jefferson, when drafting the definition of a patentable “invention” in 1793 (which persists today in slightly modified form), was likely unaware that someday inventors would be seeking patent protection for genes and proteins, therapeutic and diagnostic applications, and living material such as genetically-modified cells, plants and animals. It is for this reason that the […] Read more