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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

Third edition of the Competition and Innovation Colloquium Series Organised by McGill University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Université de Montréal’s Centre de recherche en droit public ** Quebec Bar accreditation – 4 hours ** Registration is Mandatory for everyone (complete registration form below) – Admission fee: $60 for Non-Academic & Non-Students & Free […] Read more

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Fifth Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy (TIPSA)

From June 13th to 17th, the CIPP will host the Fifth Transatlantic Intellectual Property Summer Academy (TIPSA), organized with the University of Western Ontario. This intensive course has traditionally offered an interdisciplinary and comparative approach to IP, with regard to both scientific research and digital environment, and international aspects of IP enforcement. This year’s edition […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars Series 2011-2012 – “3500 Footnotes Later: Is it All Patently Obvious Now?”

Speaker: Professor David Vaver, well known as the doyen of IP law in Canada, Professor Vaver developed the first Canadian IP course in the 70’s and has been deeply involved in legislative reform of Canadian and UK IP legislation. An Emeritus Fellow of St. Peter’s College at Oxford and former Director of the Oxford Intellectual […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar Series 2011-2012 – “Copyfraud and Other Abuses of Intellectual Property Law”

Speaker: Professor Jason Mazzone is the Gerald Baylin Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School. He teaches Intellectual Property Law, Constitutional Law, and Legal History. He received his undergraduate and law degrees from Harvard University, a master’s degree from Stanford University, and a master’s and doctorate from Yale University. He is a member of the […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013 in collaboration with Lallemand Inc. – Copyright as an Engine of Censorship

Speaker: Professor Peter Yu holds the Kern Family Chair in Intellectual Property Law and is the founding director of the Intellectual Property Law Center at Drake University Law School. Born and raised in Hong Kong, Professor Yu is a leading expert in international intellectual property and communications law. He also writes and lectures extensively on […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013 in collaboration with Lallemand – The Future of Things: The Copyright Work as Legal Object

Speaker: Michael J. Madison is a Professor of Law and Faculty Director of the Innovation Practice Institute at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He specializes in the law, policy, and theory of intellectual property. His scholarship on intellectual property law, property theory, and commons has appeared in law reviews […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013 – Professor Matt Stahl – Property in the Job or Property in the Work? The Hollywood Talents Guilds, Technological Displacement, and the Development of the Re-Use Right

Speaker: Matt Stahl is an Assistant Professor of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario, where he is also a member of the Digital Labour Research Group; his PhD in Communication was awarded by the University of California, San Diego in 2006. Stahl’s research focuses on creative labour in the cultural industries. […] Read more

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CIPP Seminars 2012-2013 in collaboration with Lallemand – Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources

Speaker: Prof. Brett Frischmann, Professor of Law at the Cardozo Law School (New York). Prof. Frischmann’s expertise is in intellectual property and internet law. His presentation will focus on the topic of his newest book, Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources, which examines the relationships between infrastructural resources, property rights, commons and spillovers. From […] Read more

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Intellectual property and international trade in goods: North-american and european perspectives

This year’s topic is the interplay between distribution and intellectual property law. The latter plays an important role in transactions for goods and international trade agreements, and emerges as a difficult topic in Canada-Europe trade negotiations. Indeed, intellectual property permeates many transactions, and has to interact, sometimes with difficulty, with conventional property and other legal […] Read more