2017

Events

Mythes, Western et propriété intellectuelle

Série «Droit sur l’art» Appropriation culturelle et liberté d’expression : la propriété intellectuelle à l’heure de la réconciliation L’imitation est peut-être parfois une forme de flatterie, mais elle peut être aussi un acte de domination voire de spoliation. On emprunte pour parodier, pour critiquer, mais on copie aussi pour profiter. Nos lois sanctionnent le contrefacteur quels […] Read more

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Innovation in Context 2: Scaling Up

The second annual Innovation in Context conference will take place on Saturday, November 18, from 9am – 5pm. This year’s theme is scaling up innovations—scaling up firms to international markets, scaling up the innovation ecosystem, and scaling up diversity. We can’t wait to continue the conversation on innovation in Montreal with our seasoned speakers from home and […] Read more

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IP News October 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. Tips or comments? Send them direct to jeffjohnroberts AT gmail.com. Thanks for reading! – Jeff Top 3 Stories Judge rips patent deal between drug firm and Indian tribe as a sham: “Sovereign immunity should not be treated as a monetizable commodity […] Read more

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Terroir in a cup (or of wine, place and quality) – Sponsored by the Lallemand Food Law Project

CIPP, the Lallemand Food Law Project and the McGill Food Law Society invite you to a roundtable discussion about the role of terroir and geographical indications in wine law. Matteo Ferrari is an assistant professor of private law at the University of Trento, Italy, where he teaches the law of food and wine. He has […] Read more

CIPP/Lallemand Seminars Events

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: Hacktivism

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: Hacktivism Lundi 23 octobre, 13h00-14h30, 3644 Peel, local 316 This talk will explore how big data analytics are used to monitor security vulnerability disclosures in the dark market, and how to prevent the zero-day vulnerabilities from becoming escalated acts of persistent advanced cybersecurity threats.  Vulnerabilities are lucrative commodities in the dark market as well as […] Read more

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CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: Patenting Computer Implemented Inventions (CII) – The European Patent Office Experience  (co-sponsored by Goudreau Gage Dubuc)

CIPP/Lallemand Seminar: Patenting Computer Implemented Inventions (CII) – The European Patent Office Experience Lecturers : Cristina Lopes Margarido & Falk Giemsa Respondent : Gonzalo Lavin, ing., Patent Agent (Goudreau Gage Dubuc) Friday, October 20, 2017, New Chancellor Day Hall, Room 202, 13:00-14:30 The presentation concerns the examination practice of computer-implemented inventions (CII) in the field of business methods, gaming, […] Read more

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IP News September

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 Pharma firm and tribe cut a deal to protect IP: Allergan will pay the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe at least $14M to invoke […] Read more

Events

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

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”

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