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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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