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IP News April 2018

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 In setback for patent trolls, SCOTUS upholds USPTO’s power to cancel bad patents In major “revenge porn” ruling, court orders creep to pay $6.4M to ex-girlfriend; […] Read more

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McGill Law at Le Grand Oral, the first Intellectual Property Moot

Dispatch from the CIPP After a successful Innovation Week (http://www.cippmcgill.ca/news/2018/01/30/putting-innovation-in-a-box/) (CIPP – Stikeman Chair), CIPP took a dozen McGill students first to jail, then to the University of Ottawa for the first Intellectual Property Moot (pompously called Le Grand Oral). First Intellectual Property Moot The first Intellectual Property Policy Moot was held in Ottawa on […] Read more

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IP News March 2018

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 A holy IP mess: the Vatican’s latest push to protect IP is aimed at a Spanish website that allegedly infringes upon its name and […] Read more

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Francis Lord défend sa thèse avec succès!

Le 28 février 2018, Francis Lord, membre du CIPP, a défendu avec succès sa thèse de doctorat intitulée “The Legal Interpretation of Technology”. Le jury était  composé des professeures E. Judge (U. Ottawa), J. Ellis (McGill), T. Piper (McGill), V. Gautrais (U. Montréal), L. Smith (McGill), A. Latreille (Paris-Saclay) et P.-E. Moyse (Directeur de thèse, McGill). Francis’s work is […] Read more

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Putting Innovation in a Box

Organisée par le Centre des politiques en propriété intellectuelle, le Centre pour l’innovation dans la gouvernance internationale et la Chaire Stikeman The Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) is organizing, with multiple partners, a week of conferences, workshops and roundtables focused on public policy supporting innovation and intellectual property.  Innovation Week is open to all. […] Read more

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“La transformation du cidre au Québec” remporte un Prix GOURMAND AWARDS!

L’ouvrage collectif  La transformation du cidre au Québec, publié chez les Presses de l’Université du Québec sous la direction de L. Martin Cloutier et Anaïs Détolle, est le grand gagnant canadien du Prix GOURMAND AWARDS dans la catégorie « Boissons traditionnelles », à l’occasion du Salon du livre de Yantai, en Chine. L’ouvrage est en lice maintenant pour le […] Read more

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“How Canada can lead the world in innovating innovation” – Prof. Richard Gold publishes in The Globe and Mail

“It is no secret that Canada lags behind its innovation potential, leading firms to be less competitive and Canadians sending more of their money to innovators abroad. More of the same – increasing intellectual property rights, asking universities to lead the way, tax credits that go nowhere – will not work. We need to do […] Read more