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IP News this month

IP News May 2015

Welcome to CIPP’s IP News This Month, your guide to the most important news and trends in intellectual property culled from news reports around the world. Top 3 Stories “A weak copyright claim cannot justify censorship in the guise of authorship,” ruled an appeals court. The court rejected, to the relief of everyone, an unusual […] Read more

IP News this month

IP News April 2015

Welcome to CIPP’s IP News This Month, your guide to the most important news and trends in intellectual property culled from news reports around the world. Top 3 Stories Tension is growing over the Trans-Pacific Partnership: will the massive deal really improve trade, or just serve to benefit select US industries – especially those relying […] Read more

IP News this month

IP News March 2015

Top 3 Stories A jury’s decision to order Robin Thicke to pay $7.3M to the estate of Marvin Gaye over “Blurred Lines” has rattled the music industry and called into question basic copyright concepts. Critics fear the case will extend IP rights to once unprotectable aspects of music More » Should users pay for incidental copies, and […] Read more

IP News this month

IP News February 2015

Top 3 Stories Friend or FRAND? A landmark vote by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers promises to clear up the messy world of standard essential patents, by eliminating the threat of injunctions, and reducing royalty stacking More » Canada struck back at Eli Lilly and the US government in a $500 million NAFTA dispute over […] Read more

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March 2012 – IPR beliefs (survey)

Dear CIPP friends, You are invited to participate in this survey www.surveymonkey.com/s/IP_Community intended to lawyers, scholars, innovators, policymakers, lobbyists, activists, and other professionals working in the field of intellectual property. This survey is part of an academic research project. Its objective is to map predominant normative and causal beliefs regarding IP laws and policies. More […] Read more

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April 2011 – Register now! Third edition of the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series – Organised by the CIPP (McGill University) and the Centre de recherche en droit public (Université de Montréal)

Under the direction of Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse ** Quebec Bar accreditation for 4 hours ** Coming Events What performance? From economic performance to corporate citizenship: the changing nature of corporations and its impact on the role of directors and officers in Europe and North America AGENDA Third edition of the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series […] Read more

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Register now! Third edition of the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series – April 21, 2011 • Organised by the CIPP (McGill University) and the Centre de recherche en droit public (Université de Montréal)

Under the direction of Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse ** Quebec Bar accreditation for 4 hours ** Coming Events What performance? From economic performance to corporate citizenship: the changing nature of corporations and its impact on the role of directors and officers in Europe and North America AGENDA Third edition of the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series […] Read more

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Reminder – Coming up on Friday, Jan. 22 (1h30 of continuing ed./Quebec Bar): • Laura Murray (Queen’s University): What is a Newspaper? Archives and Recent Court Cases in Dialogue

When? Friday, January 22, 2010 from 12:30 to 2:00pm Where? Room 202, Faculty of Law, 3644 Peel Street a CIPP – media@mcgill co-production Abstract: Recent changes and threats to the newspaper industry offer an occasion or imperative for reflecting upon the nature and value of this ubiquitous genre. In New York Times v. Tasini (2001) […] Read more

Presentations and papers

Innovative to Abuse? Exploring the interactions between IP and competition law

On October 29th, 2008, McGill’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP), McMillan LLP and the European Union Center of Excellence, under the leadership of Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse and Patrick Goudreau, held its inaugural Competition and Innovation colloquium on the theme: “Innovative to Abuse? Exploring the Interactions between Intellectual Property and Competition Law.” In an economy […] Read more