Prizes and Awards
Bereskin & Parr Prizes
The firm Bereskin & Parr of Toronto has established three prizes of $500 each to be awarded to the students with the highest standing in Copyright Law, Patent Law, and Trademark Law. Each year up to three prizes will be awarded depending on the number of courses and seminars offered in this field.
The Allen S. Berg Prize in Intellectual Property Law in Honour of Dr. Harry Arthurs
This prize shall be awarded annually to a student at Osgoode Hall Law School who demonstrates the highest overall performance in the area of intellectual property law and information technology.
Gowling WLG Best Blog in IP Law and Technology Prize
The IPilogue is a unique blog that links students who are interested in intellectual property and related issues of law and technology. The firm Gowling WLG has established four prizes of $500 each to be awarded each academic year. Two prizes will be awarded each term to Osgoode students as follows: one per term for the best posting and one per term for the best comment. Prizes for both Fall and Winter term will be awarded in the Spring.
John W. Graham Prize
The John W. Graham Prize was established by Edward S. Rogers in honour of John W. Graham, Q.C., Class of 1936, noted for his distinguished contributions to the development of telecommunications in Canada. The prize will be awarded annually to the LLB student who produces an outstanding paper and has demonstrated an interest in communications law.
Barry D. Torno Memorial Prize
This prize was established in 1986 in memory of the late Barry D. Torno, who for many years was a leading practitioner in the field of entertainment law. The annual income from a fund contributed by his friends and associates will be awarded to the student who submits the best research paper each year on a subject related to Industrial or Intellectual Property Law.