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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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The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Intellectual Property, Investor-State Dispute Settlement, and the Environment

Speaker : Dr. Matthew Rimmer The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a highly secretive and expansive free trade agreement being negotiated between the US and eleven Pacific Rim countries, including Australia and Canada. This presentation provides a critical evaluation of key chapters of the TPP – including the intellectual property chapter; the investment chapter; the environment chapter, […] Read more

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THE CIPP PRESENTS: ” Stepping Off the Shoulders of Giants: Nonlinear Innovation in Intellectual Property Law”

Speaker: Prof. Michal Shur-Ofry (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Contemporary IP theory concentrates on the cumulative and incremental nature of innovation and creation: Authors and inventors as “standing on the shoulders of giants”. This talk highlights an additional type of innovation largely overlooked in IP discourse: innovation that breaks up with convention, disputes existing paradigms, or […] Read more

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The CIPP presents: “Geographical indications in new contexts : The promise, perils and politics of protecting place-based products”

Speaker: Prof. Rosemary Coombe (York University) Geographical indications (GIs) are increasingly promoted as a means to protect the livelihoods of rural farmers and serve local and indigenous development needs. States, international institutions, NGOs and development agencies advocate the use of GI protections to promote a form of development that will ensure community security and environmental […] Read more

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The CIPP presents: Rosemary Coombe, “Geographical indications in new contexts: In new contexts : The promise, perils and politics of protecting PL

McGill’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy presents Professor Rosemary Coombe of York University (http://www.yorku.ca/rcoombe/) on “Geographical Indications in New Contexts: The Promise, Perils and Politics of Protecting Place-Based Products”. Abstract: “Geographical indications (GIs) are increasingly promoted as a means to protect the livelihoods of rural farmers and serve local and indigenous development needs. States, international […] Read more

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CIPP Seminar in cooperation with Lallemand Inc. “Musical work copyright for the era of digital sound technology”

Speaker : Prof. Robert Brauneis Federal copyright law in the United States, paralleled by copyright law in Canada, has always reflected and reinforced the model of music as a two-stage art of composition and performance. In the last several decades, however, developments in sound technologies and their uses by musicians and listeners have substantially undermined that […] Read more