2017

Events

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

September 16, 2017 • 3:00 PMPOP Box venue (3450 St-Urbain Montréal, QC H2X 1V2 Canada) Copyright Law

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 “Poisonous Science : the Dark Side of Academic Copyright in the Digital Age”

November 27, 2017 • 1:00 November 27, 2017 • 2:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

Lecturer: Prof. Roberto Caso Abstract: Copyright on academic and scientific publications (papers, articles, essays, books etc.) is the result of the interaction between formal rules (copyright law), social norms (norms of science) and technology (printing press, digital technologies). Prior to the digital age, academic copyright has had two main functions. a) Priority. The acknowledgment of […] Read more

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CIPP/Lallemand Seminar “Brexit: Creating A New IP Landscape?”

November 6, 2017 • 1:00 November 6, 2017 • 2:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

Graeme B. Dinwoodie is the Professor of Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law at the University of Oxford, Director of the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre, and a University Professor at Chicago-Kent College of Law. He has previously taught at the National University of Singapore (as the Yong Shook Lin Professor in Intellectual Property Law), New York University University […] Read more

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CIPP/Lallemand Seminar “Global Law of Monopolies, Human Rights, and Access to Medicines”

September 15, 2017 • 11:30 September 15, 2017 • 1:30New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 316

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

CIPP News / IP News this month / Other News

IP News August 2017

August 31, 2017

Welcome to IP News This Month. Here’s your 5-minute guide to all things intellectual property, culled from news reports from around the world. Loyal readers – we’re in the process of improving IP News. Have any suggestions? What do you like or dislike? Email me: jeffjohnroberts@gmail.com. Thanks for reading! – Jeff.  Top 3 Stories Who killed the promise doctrine? Prof Gold’s whodunnit exposes how […] Read more

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Responsible Openness: What you need to know to get started today – RDA 10th Plenary Collocated event

September 18, 2017 • 13h September 18, 201716h

CIPP’s Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse speaking at Research Data Alliance’s 10th Plenary session, to be held in Montreal. He will be participating in a panel on on Security, Intellectual Property, Privacy, and Integrity of Open Research Data, held on September 18th in collaboration with Université de Montréal, the Cyberjustice Laboratory and the Chaire LexUM, where he will discuss Licensing Open Research Data. […] Read more

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IP News July 2017

August 10, 2017

Welcome to IP News This Month. Here’s your 5-minute guide to all things intellectual property, culled from news reports from around the world. Loyal readers – we’re in the process of improving IP News. Have any suggestions? What do you like or dislike? Email me: jeffjohnroberts AT gmail.com. Thanks for reading! – Jeff Top 3 Stories Google blasts “repugnant” Canadian Supreme Court decision to uphold […] Read more

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IP News June 2017

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Welcome to IP News This Month. Here’s your 5-minute guide to all things intellectual property, culled from news reports from around the world. Tips or comments? Send them direct to jeffjohnroberts AT gmail.com. Thanks for reading! – Jeff Top 3 Stories Canada imposes IP Law on the World: In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court upheld a worldwide injunction that obliges Google to remove […] Read more