Welcome to Prof. Carys Craig, IP Osgoode's New Director
IP Osgoode Congratulates Konstantinos Georgaras on his Official Appointment as the Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office!
Congratulations to Prof. Pina D'Agostino for being named one of Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in 2022
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UCL's 14th Annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture: Featuring Our Own Prof. David Vaver
Congratulations to Osgoode's Patent Application Drafting Team on their Third Place Finish!
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For Ann - In Memory of Professor Ann Monotti
By Prof. David Vaver, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School
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Recap of “Fostering the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Report from the York University Task Force on AI & Society”
By Tianchu Gao, IPilogue Writer
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Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture by Professor David Vaver – “User Rights: Fair Use and Beyond”
By Emily Xiang, IPilogue Writer
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Leading Legal Disruption: Artificial Intelligence And A Toolkit For Lawyers And The Law
By Prof Pina D'Agostino, Founder & Director of IP Osgoode
Congratulations to Johanne Belisle, former IP OSgoode Advisory Board Member, on your new role as Senior Policy Advisor, IP and Innovation Ecosystems at WIPO
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Bracing for Impact Webinar: AI's Dirty Footprint
28 June 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm est
April 27 Press Conference - Full Panel
Prof Pina D’Agostino & IP Osgoode featured in Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities Announcement
Congratulations to our IP Innovation Clinic client Skygauge Robotics on closing $3.3 million in funding
IP Innovation Clinic ChatBot Launch Event

A.I. Paintings: Registrable Copyright? Lessons from Ankit Sahni

Govind Kumar Chaturvedi is an IPilogue Writer and an LLM graduate from Osgoode Hall Law School. Recently, while hearing the debates about AI and authorship, I was intrigued about whether A.I. assisted works could be given protection and whether I could get an image I had made with an A.I.…

IPIC and National Research Council Collaborates to Create the IP Assist Program for SMEs

Gregory Hong is an IPilogue Writer and a 1L JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. The National Research Council of Canada (NRC) Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) have partnered to offer the IP Assist program for Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises…

The US Copyright Office Clarifies that Copyright Protection Does Not Extend to (Exclusively) AI-Generated Work

Katie Graham is an IPilogue Writer and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. In March 2022, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) allowed its first artificial intelligence (AI)-authored copyright registration of a painting co-created by the AI tool, RAGHAV Painting App (“RAGHAV”), and the IP lawyer who…


Scale IP Your Processes: The Key to Profitable Growth
26 January 2023

The City of Barrie Sandbox Centre will host a highly interactive workshop to equip enterprises and leaders to improve business processes and efficiencies that will enable greater scalability and expansion. Register here.
Kurdish Women: Empowerment, Agency and Activism
27 January 2023

This panel, moderated by Prof. Rabiat Akande, will analyze Kurdish women’s activism, art, and entrepreneurship in Turkey. Register here.

Innovation Clinic Chatbot *New*

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Providing IP information and assistance to start-ups and entrepreneurs in various sectors from across Southern Ontario and beyond.
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Osgoode News

CPD Accreditation for Bracing for Impact Conference: The Future of AI for Society
The Law Society of Ontario has approved accreditation for our recent conference.
This program contains 2 hours of professionalism content (for “AI for the Future of Legal Practice” and “Ghetto Copyright“).
This program contains 30 minutes of EDI professionalism content (for “Ghetto Copyright”).
This program contains 5 hours and 30 minutes of substantive content.

Watch the full conference here.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – Intellectual Property Journal

The editorial staff of the Intellectual Property Journal are welcoming submissions to be considered for inclusion in an upcoming edition of the journal. Click here for more information.

Picks of the week

Is Competition Tribunal’s Decision on Rogers-Shaw on a Collision Course with the CRTC?
This article critiques the recent Competition Tribunal decision preventing the Competition Bureau from stopping the Rogers-Shaw merger. Read more here.

A Message from the Osgoode Ukrainian Law Students Association
The Osgoode Ukrainian Law Students Association was created in response to the war in Ukraine by a group of Ukrainian law students who have been volunteering their time to denounce Russia’s aggression and to support Ukrainians fleeing from war. If you have any questions about the organization or would like to get involved, please contact Solomiya Zakharchuk & Zack Kryworuchka at osgoodeulsa@gmail.com.
You can show your support by donating to any of these organizations: https://www.ucc.ca/2022/03/03/where-to-donate-to-support-ukraine/