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Report of the Workshop on Indigenous Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions, and Intellectual Property

On January 30, 2020, Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) and the CIPP welcomed more than 60 participants to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts for a multidisciplinary working session on traditional knowledge (TK), traditional cultural expressions (TCE) and intellectual property (IP). This workshop fits more broadly into the federal government’s IP strategy and […] Read more

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Ignacio Cofone wins Future of Privacy Forum’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award

The Faculty of Law is pleased to announce that Professor Ignacio Cofone has won the Future of Privacy Forum’s Privacy Papers for Policymakers Award for his paper Antidiscriminatory Privacy. The Privacy Papers for Policymakers (PPPM) Award recognizes leading privacy scholarship that is relevant to policymakers in the United States Congress, U.S. federal agencies, and data protection authorities around the […] Read more

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Liberté d’expression, une perspective de droit comparé Canada

The report titled “Liberté d’expression, une perspective de droit comparé Canada”, authored by Prof. Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse and researched by the CIPP own François Le Moine and Pierre Luc Racine, was recently published by the European Parliament. This study is part of a broader project that aims to lay the groundwork for a comparison of the legal regimes applicable to freedom of expression in […] Read more

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À l’occasion du Colloque ALAI-AJAVA Paradigmes changeants : quels constats tirer ? portant sur la révision du droit d’auteur et ayant eu lieu à Montréal le 18 juin 2019, Professeur Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse et Angèle Poupard ont préparé le tableau ci-dessous, comparant les rapports remis par Rapport du Comité permanent de l’industrie, des sciences et de la technologie […] Read more

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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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AI and the Law Series: Robots in Public Spaces: Privacy & Design

Robots in Public Spaces: Privacy & Design Robots are an increasingly common feature in North American public spaces. From regulations permitting broader drone use in public airspace over public and private lands; to delivery robots roaming sidewalks in some major U.S. cities; to the recent announcement of Sidewalk Toronto – a partnership between Alphabet Inc. […] Read more

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Booming Industry, New Challenges: IP Issues and Video Games

The IP Law Student Association is happy to invite students for an afternoon conference on the topic of Mr. Shortt’s practice. The video game industry is in constant expansion. Within Canada in particular, the industry is booming. Not only does the market create new forms of entertainment for us to enjoy, it creates jobs and […] Read more

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Droit d’auteur c. Google : L’Europe contre-attaque

L’Europe, à la recherche d’un nouvel équilibre visant une meilleure redistribution de la valeur entre les industries culturelles et les grandes plateformes d’intermédiation, s’est lancée dans un  véritable bras de fer avec des acteurs d’une puissance économique inégalée, essentiellement américains. Au delà de l’analyse technique des dispositions phare de la proposition de directive en cours […] Read more