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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

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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

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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

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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 (http://www.yorku.ca/rcoombe/) 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

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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