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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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