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UCL's 14th Annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture: Featuring Our Own Prof. David Vaver
Vote for Prof. Pina D'Agostino for Canadian Lawyer's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers 2022
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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In Memory of Professor William Cornish (1937-2022)
By Sir Robin Jacob, UCL
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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
Congratulations to our winners: Leandra Keren & Lindsay Paquette!
Pina's AI Book
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
Osgoode 2021 Oxford IP Moot Team
Congratulations to our Oxford International IP Law Moot Team on their Second Place Finish!
Congratulations to our IP Innovation Clinic client Skygauge Robotics on closing $3.3 million in funding
IP Innovation Clinic ChatBot Launch Event

Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA) signals more AI regulation to come

Aaron Dishy is an IPilogue Writer and a 3L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. The proposed Artificial Intelligence and Data Act (AIDA) would introduce greater regulation of the use and development of artificial intelligence (AI) in Canada’s private sector. On June 15th, 2022, the Minister of Innovation, Science…

Bill C-27: Canada Introduced Its First Legislation on the Development and Use of Artificial Intelligence in the Private Sector

Tianchu Gao is an IPilogue Writer and a 1L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 16, 2022, the Canadian government tabled Bill C-27 “An Act to enact the Consumer Privacy Protection Act, the Personal Information and Data Protection Tribunal Act and the Artificial Intelligence and Data Act…

“THE” End: The Ohio State University Registers “THE” Trademark

Ariel Goldberg is an incoming 1L JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 21, 2022, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) granted The Ohio State University trademark protection for the most common English word: “THE”. However, the fashion house Marc Jacobs has a pending trademark application for…

Events

Gowling WLG Tech Forum
8 September 2022
Join Gowling WLG’s multi-disciplinary panel of legal professionals for a unique morning conference that explores the current landscape of digitalization and disruption, and provides practical tools to help you extract the most value from your technology investments. Register here.

How to Help Promising Start-Ups Leverage Intellectual Property for Securing Investment and Funding [WEBCAST ONLY]
20 September 2022

Hear from the OBA’s expert faculty as they provide valuable insight into how practitioners can help start-ups leverage intellectual property for fundraising. Register here.

Innovation Clinic Chatbot *New*

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Canada’s largest pro bono IP legal clinic.
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

Please join us in welcoming the Intellectual Property Journal’s Student Editorial Team
The IPJ is proud to introduce its student editorial team for the 2022-23 academic year! Read the full announcement here.
Congratulations to Bonnie Hassanzadeh on receiving the 2022 IP Osgoode David Vaver Medal for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law
We are proud to announce Bonnie Hassanzadeh as this year’s recipient of the IP Osgoode David Vaver Medal for Excellence in Intellectual Property Law! Learn more about Bonnie’s contributions to Osgoode’s IP community here.
Congratulations to the 2022 Recipients of the Gowling WLG Prize for Best Blog & Comment in Intellectual Property and Technology Law
The winners of this year’s Gowling Prize are David Park, Samantha Melhado, Lamont Abramczyk and Claire Wortsman. Read their award-winning IPilogue contributions 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

Costa v DissociaDID Ltd & Anor [2022] EWHC 1934 (IPEC)
The High Court of Justice for England and Wales recently discussed the issue of joint work for copyright purposes. Read the decision 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/