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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

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IP News August 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

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

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

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

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Putting Innovation in Context

On June 22, as part of their Innovation in Context series, the Center for International Governance Innovation published a talk featuring CIGI Senior Fellow Richard Gold. “Technology is not sufficient for innovation” says Gold. To learn more about “why people are what is integral to true innovation and how we can foster and better leverage […] Read more

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IP News May 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 SCOTUS pulls plug on patent troll playground: the top U.S. court concluded venue rules mean patent plaintiffs can’t sue in a forum of their […] Read more