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Jamie Love, NGO efforts to reform the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Speaker: James Love is the Director of Knowledge Ecology International (KEI). Mr. Love is also the U.S. co-chair of the Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Working Group on Intellectual Property, chair of Essential Inventions, an advisor to the X-Prize Foundation on a prize for TB diagnostics, and a member of the UNITAID Expert Group on Patent […] Read more

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Séminaire Léger Robic Richard: Religion et marques de commerce

Speaker: Barry Gamache (Léger Robic Richard) Cette conférence offrira l’occasion de revoir certains grands principes du droit des marques de commerce ainsi que leur application aux cas particuliers où des droits sont réclamés sur des marques à connotation religieuse ou au sujet desquelles il est allégué qu’elles ont un aspect « sacré » et qu’elles ne devraient […] Read more

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CAMR: Hindrance or Hope? Lessons Learned

McGill University’s Centre for Intellectual Property, the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy’s Initiative for Drug Equity and Access (IDEA) and The Innovation Partnership (TIP) are organizing a CIHR sponsored workshop on ‘Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime: Hindrance or Hope?’ The workshop will bring together a select group of approximately thirty participants ranging from researchers to […] Read more

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Conference & call for papers – Lex Non Scripta, Ars Non Scripta: Law, justice and improvisation

Improvisation is an important art form and an artistic and cultural phenomenon; a manner of speaking, a way of being, and a realm of experience. For theorists improvisation as practice and as idea raise questions not just about how law comes to describe, judge, and regulate improvisation, but the converse: how improvisation might describe, judge, […] Read more

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Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine

This conference will cover key issues, challenges and best practices for Collaborative Innovation in Biomedicine, including: How to Create and Manage Consortia for Success Data Contribution, Results Sharing and Enhancement Solutions IP Issues for Consortia-Generated Knowledge Moving from Pre-Competitive Collaboration Back into Competitive Programs Case Studies of Leading Consortia Including Pharmaceutical Company Perspectives on Collaborative […] Read more

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The domain – a Myths and Metaphors Seminar on IP and Private Law

Evoking strong images and marked by history, domain is a polysemous concept shared by private law and the law of intellectual property. The term domain comes from the Latin dominium. It expresses the idea of a person’s power, a person’s domination, and corresponds to owners’ exclusive control over their things, their right to use and […] Read more

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Intellectual Property: A new Law of Property?

This three hour, bilingual continuing education seminar is offered free of charge and will be taught by professors of the Faculty of Law and members of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) of McGill University. Description It is rare to encounter an exchange today that does not involve an intellectual property right. Our society […] Read more