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(RIPP) Art in the Streets: Graffiti’s Challenge to Intellectual Property

Graffiti poses interesting challenges to intellectual property. Come hear how. Bring some questions because our panelists will be around for a Q & A after their discussion. Presenting insightful conversations with: Sterling Downey, Founder/Editor of Under Pressure Magazine Raymond Carrier, MBA, M.Ed, City of Montreal Roadsworth, Notorious Montreal Artist, www.roadsworth.com Karen Crawley, D.C.L candidate, McGill […] Read more

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(ALAI) Actualités européennes de droit d’auteur

Thème: Actualités européennes de droit d’auteur Les dernières grandes décisions en matière de droit d’auteur qui ont été rendues par la Cour de justice européenne et par des juridictions nationales seront expliquées et, lorsque les circonstances s’y prêtent, comparées avec les développements nord-américains. Les dernières grandes décisions en matière de droit d’auteur qui ont été […] Read more

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(RIPP) Droit d‘Auteur in the Information Society – Actual Challenges to Copyright for the Digital World

Speaker: Dr. Till Kreutzer, Bureau for Information Law Expertise (i.e.), Hamburg, Germany Abstract: The role of Copyright is changing. By ruling the access to and the use of information, culture, arts and works of entertainment it appears to be the maybe most important field of regulation for the information society. In the course of its […] Read more

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Canned knowledge : Non-compete agreements and labor mobility of highly skilled employees in innovation industries

  For its second edition, the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series, led by Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse, will focus on the key resource of innovation industries: their human capital. A number of commentators have argued that the labour mobility of highly skilled employees is an important component of regional economic development in high technology industries. In […] Read more

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What is a Newspaper? Archives and Recent Court Cases in Dialogue

Speaker: Laura Murray (PhD Cornell 1993) is Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair of the English Department of Queen’s University, where she teaches Nineteenth-century American literature and Literary Theory. She has published extensively on early Native American literature and exploration writing; see for example To Do Good to My Indian Brethren: The Writings of Joseph Johnson, […] Read more

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“A Time and a Place for Everything: Enhancing the Performance of Olympic Intellectual Property”

Speaker: Teresa Scassa (University of Ottawa) holds undergraduate law degrees in civil and common law from McGill University, as well as an LL.M. and an S.J.D. from the University of Michigan. She taught at Dalhousie Law School for 15 years before joining the faculty of law at the University of Ottawa as a full professor […] Read more

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Conférence droit civil + technos

Et si nous faisions le point quant à l’impact des technologies de l’information sur le droit civil ! En effet, la révolution technologique, à l’instar de celles de l’écriture et de l’imprimerie, a transformé et transformera en profondeur nos modes de vie. Dans cette perspective, le droit dans sa fonction de régulation sociale ne peut y […] Read more

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“Digital Locks and the Fate of Fair Dealing in Canada: In Pursuit of ‘Prescriptive Parallelism’”

Speaker: Dr. Carys Craig is an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where she teaches in the field of intellectual property law. She is the Director of the Osgoode Professional Development Part-time LL.M. Program in Intellectual Property. Dr. Craig received her LL.B with First Class Honours from the University of Edinburgh, her LLM from […] Read more

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Les Logiciels de Création: Entre la Main et l’Outil

  Speaker: Georges Azzaria est professeur à la Faculté de droit de l’Université Laval où il enseigne la propriété intellectuelle et la sociologie du droit. Ses recherches s’intéressent aux rapports entre l’art contemporain et le droit d’auteur ainsi qu’au statut socio-économique de l’artiste. Abstract: Cette présentation vise à discuter de l’impact de certains logiciels de […] Read more

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“L’Internet démocratise-t-il le droit d’auteur? Réflexions sur la participation populaire.”

  Speaker: Ysolde GENDREAU, B.C.L., LL.B., LL.M. (McGill); docteure en droit (Université de Paris II). Professor at the Université de Montréal since 1991 where she teaches intellectual property law and competition law. Has also taught at McGill University, Université de Paris II, Université de Paris XII, Université de Nantes, Université de Strasbourg III, Université de […] Read more