Home

Enter to Win $1000!
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!
Ann Monotti Headshot
For Ann - In Memory of Professor Ann Monotti
By Prof. David Vaver, Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School
William Cornish Headshot
In Memory of Professor William Cornish (1937-2022)
By Sir Robin Jacob, UCL
Event title card
Recap of “Fostering the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Report from the York University Task Force on AI & Society”
By Tianchu Gao, IPilogue Writer
Faces on a computer screen
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
Event poster with speaker photos
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

Rights in Titles: Delhi High Court Affirms Rights in the Title of Iconic Bollywood Film

Pankhuri Malik is an IPilogue Writer, IP Innovation Clinic Fellow, and an LLM Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On May 09, 2022, the Delhi High Court protected the title of the iconic Bollywood movie “Sholay” from trademark infringement and passing-off by a U.S. based company, as well as its…

Prof. David Vaver Presents “Mr. Justice Laddie and his Intellectual Property Cases: Of Millefeuilles and a Fish Called Elvis”

Sally Yoon is an IPilogue Writer, IP Innovation Clinic Fellow, and a 3L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. On June 22, 2022, I had the pleasure of tuning into the 14th Annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture. Over the years, the lectures have been delivered by distinguished experts from…

Alleged Copyright Violations: LSO v NCA Exam Guru

Emily Chow is an IPilogue Writer and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. In March, the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) announced that it would cancel its March 2022 licensing examinations, citing information that “strongly indicat[ed] that examination content [had] been improperly accessed by some candidates” and…

Events

2022 Annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture: Mr Justice Laddie and his intellectual property cases: Of millefeuilles and a fish called Elvis
22 June 2022
Our own Prof. David Vaver will present the annual Sir Hugh Laddie Lecture at University College London. The event will be held in person and streamed live online. Learn more here.
Youth and Intellectual Property – A View of WIPO Services and Initiatives
28 June 2022

Join WIPO to discover how young inventors, creators and entrepreneurs can use intellectual property to achieve their goals, generate income, create jobs, tackle local and global challenges and support the development of their communities. Register here.

Innovation Clinic Chatbot *New*

Innovation Clinic LogoIP Innovation Clinic

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.
Click for more information.

Osgoode News

Canada’s IP Writing Challenge 2022
DEADLINE is 1 July 2022 at 5 PM (EST)

IP Osgoode and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada are proud to once again collaborate on this exciting contest where entrants can submit an intellectual property law paper and win $1000 and publication in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review or the Intellectual Property Journal! Learn more about how to enter 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

A Future Built on Data: Data Strategies, Competitive Advantage and Trust
CIGI Senior Fellow Susan Ariel Aaronson examines various governments’ visions and strategies on data to better understand what they hope to achieve. While it is too early to evaluate their strategies’ effectiveness, it’s clear policy makers are recognizing that if they want to build their country’s future on data, they must also focus on trust. Read Aaronson’s full article 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/