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Le CIPP continue d’investir dans la recherche en droit de l’alimentaire en collaboration avec des partenaires européens

Prof. Cloutier (UQAM) et prof. Moyse (McGill), qui avaient déjà collaboré pour la Food For Law Focus week 2019, participent cette semaine à un projet pilote (Cognac, France) de consortium international qui a pour objectif de traiter des questions de gouvernance de marché et de mise en conformité des produits agro-alimentaires dans un contexte d’ouverture des marchés […] Read more

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IP News April 2019

Top 3 Stories A law firm is preparing to sue 55,000 Canadians on behalf of a Hollywood studio in a so-called “reverse class action”; critics call the process a “litigation mill” that will bully innocent citizens into paying settlements High-priced home cycling service Peloton filed an antitrust suit against the music industry, after copyright complaints forced it to drop Drake […] Read more

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IP News March 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments toJeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  Top 3 Stories The Copyright Directive Cometh: European Parliament passes controversial proposalto create “link taxes” and “upload filters.” The directive, cheered by publishers and jeered by the tech […] Read more

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Une escapade à la Cour Suprême

Le 29 mars 2019, quatre étudiants de la Faculté de droit de McGill se sont rendus à la Cour Suprême avec le professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse afin d’assister aux plaidoiries dans l’affaire Keatley Surveying Ltd. c. Teranet Inc. dans laquelle il est question du droit d’auteur des arpenteurs-géomètres et de la Couronne en vertu de l’article […] Read more

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Privacy Revolution: A Look Back

by Prof. Ignacio Cofone On Friday, March 29, the McGill Faculty of Law CIPP and myself hosted an afternoon conference called Privacy Revolution. Bringing together leading experts from academia and legal practice, the conference was an exciting opportunity to explore privacy law’s groundbreaking developments. Specifically, the conference focused on two emerging and hotly debated issues that […] Read more

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Research seminar – Durability and Planned Obsolescence

*Please note NO CLE credit will be offered at this event. Le CIPP invite ses membres à un séminaire de recherche sur l’obsolescence avec notre invitée de marque, la professeure Sophie Bernard (Polytechnique Montréal), spécialiste en économie de l’environnement et des ressources naturelles. Ce séminaire s’inscrit dans le cadre d’un projet de recherche mené au Centre des politiques […] Read more

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Loi + télécoms dans 10, 20, 30 ans…

La Chaire L.R. Wilson en droit du commerce électronique se déplace au centre-ville de Montréal et fera sa troisième activité d’un cycle de conférence sur les lois + numérique dans 10, 20, 30 ans…  (inscription en bas de la page) Maison Manuvie900 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O Montréal, QC H3A 0A8 ******* PRÉSENTATION GÉNÉRALE (ANIMATION) Pr. Vincent GAUTRAIS (CRDP – UDM) […] Read more

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Startup Legals Workshop: Protecting Your IP & Incorporation

When building your startup it is very easy to make legal mistakes. It starts from day one, with not making the deal clear with your co-founder or not choosing the right type of business when incorporating. This topic will only get more complex as your company grows. If you are developing a new technology the […] Read more

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IP News February 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments toJeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  Top 3 Stories Endgame for EU copyright rules: Europe’s controversial Article 11 (“link tax”) and Article 13 (platform liability) have cleared key procedural hurdles, setting up a final vote for […] Read more

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Privacy Revolution

Privacy Revolution is an afternoon conference open to the general public in which privacy leaders from legal practice, the industry, and academia will address the latest developments of the field. This year, the conference will focus on two developments that promise to revolutionize the field in Canada during the next five years: the Right to be […] Read more

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CIPP/LALLEMAND present FOOD FOR LAW WEEK

Food Revolutions and the Law of Food – Les enjeux locaux, nationaux et internationaux Monday February 18th, 15h-17h, Room 16 Old Chancellor Day Hall, McGill Faculty of Law, 3644 rue Peel, Free Entry for General Public, Bar Credit for CLE 30$ Food for Law Week will begin with two keynote speakers who will set the […] Read more

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IP News January 2019

Welcome to IP News This Month, your monthly round-up of intellectual property developments, culled from news reports around the globe. Please send any comments toJeff—and tell your friends to subscribe here!  Top 3 Stories U.S. Justice Department indictment accuses Huawei of stealing trade secrets from phone carrier, placing Canada in the middle of a superpower showdown Getting FUCT: In […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : “Toward a translational espisteme of copyright law”

Speaker: Salah Basalamah Le droit d’auteur/copyright est plus que jamais l’objet de débats très animés entre, d’une part, les tenants d’une plus grande restriction de la circulation des produits de la culture et du savoir et, d’autre part, ceux en faveur d’une libéralisation des échanges (peer-to-peer) dans un espace technologique et virtuel qui le permet […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : “L’entreprise et la propriété intellectuelle entre exigences territoriales et réalité transfrontalière”

Speaker: Prof. Michel Vivant Les mots globalisation ou mondialisation n’ont pas la même connotation suivant qu’ils sont utilisés par tel ou tel. Mais leur sens change aussi en fonction du secteur dans lequel cette globalisation s’exprime. La propriété intellectuelle en est un bon exemple car, si les Adpic ont introduit en 1994 un indiscutable modèle […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – Me. Stephen Perry – Whither Patents? – Musings on the Bargain Theory of Patents

The policy rationale for patents is that public disclosure of inventions promotes innovation. The relationship between advances in innovation and growth of patents in the 19th and 20th centuries suggests that the bargain has been fair. Today, patent law is straining to accommodate technologies never contemplated by its legislative drafters, and to find the correct […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. : Policy on open access to science : A law and social norms perspective

Speaker’s bio : Prof. Robert Caso is Associate Professor of Comparative Private Law at University of Trento, where he teaches Private Law, Comparative Intellectual Property Law and Private Law and ICTs. He is author and editor of many publications in the field of Intellectual Property, Privacy and Contract Law.   From a scholarly perspective based on […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – IP and the Canadian pharmaceutical sector; From innovation economy to corporate welfare

Speaker: Prof. Marc-André Gagnon Bio: Marc-André Gagnon is Assistant Professor with the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton University. He is a Research Fellow with the Pharmaceutical Policy Research Collaboration and with the Centre d’Études sur l’Intégration et la Mondialisation. His current research focuses on innovation policy in the pharmaceutical sector, institutional corruption […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in collaboration with Lallemand Inc., and the Paul-André Crépeau Centre for Private and Comparative Law – Copyright as a Publicity Right? Stories from the UK in the Nineteenth Century

Speaker: Dr. Elena Cooper Bio: Elena Cooper is Orton Fellow in Intellectual Property Law at Trinity Hall, Cambridge and a Member of Cambridge University’s Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Law. She is also currently a researcher at the Faculty of Law on the “Of Authorship and Originality” project funded by Humanities in the European […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013, in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – S. Serge Shahinian, PhD. – The evolution of patenting in the life sciences: Where have we come from and where are we going?

Thomas Jefferson, when drafting the definition of a patentable “invention” in 1793 (which persists today in slightly modified form), was likely unaware that someday inventors would be seeking patent protection for genes and proteins, therapeutic and diagnostic applications, and living material such as genetically-modified cells, plants and animals. It is for this reason that the […] Read more