Congratulations to Johanne Belisle, former IP OSgoode Advisory Board Member, on your new role as Senior Policy Advisor, IP and Innovation Ecosystems at WIPO
My Summer at Bereskin & Parr LLP- Mitacs Business Strategy Internship x IP Osgoode
By Bonnie Hassanzadeh, IP Intensive Student
Learning How to Learn: My 1L Summer Internship Experience with InteraXon Inc. through the Mitacs Business Strategy Internship Program
By Androu Waheeb, IP Innovation Clinic Coordinator
Krystel Ametepeh
My Business Strategy Internship with 3D Bridge Solutions
By Krystel Ametepeh, IP Innovation Clinic Fellow
A Brief Recent History of Nike’s Trademark Battles
By Alexandria Lewis & Ian Rothweiler, Southwestern Law School JD Candidates
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The Market Value of Chinatown’s Culture
By Lauren Romero, Southwestern Law School JD Candidate
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Bracing for Impact Webinar: AI's Dirty Footprint
28 June 2021 from 12:00pm - 1:30pm est
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
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

Copyright Ownership of Movies and Films in Canada: Who's on First?

Prof. David Vaver is the Acting Director of IP Osgoode and a Professor of Intellectual Property Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. The following is a preview of a paper to be published in the Intellectual Property Journal.   Something has recently gone awry with the law of copyright ownership…

Agreement Reached in THE Trademark Battle

                  Claire Wortsman is an IPilogue Senior Editor and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School.   Which trademark battle? THE trademark battle—the one over who owns trademark rights in the word “THE”. In May 2019, Marc Jacobs Trademarks L.L.C.…

The Office Of The Information And Privacy Commissioner Of Ontario Responds To The Province’s Proposal For Private Sector Privacy Law Reform

M. Imtiaz Karamat is an IP Osgoode Alumnus and Associate Lawyer at Deeth Williams Wall LLP. This article was originally posted on E-TIPS™ For Deeth Williams Wall LLP on September 15, 2021. On September 7, 2021, the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario (IPC) issued its response to the…


PMNOC Litigation: Everything You Want to Know But Are Afraid to Ask
20 September 2021

Join the OBA to hear seasoned practitioners share an insider’s view on the life of a PMNOC (Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance)) litigation file. Register here.

London Design Festival 2021: Making Designs a Commercial Success
21 September 2021

For their ninth consecutive year as a London Design Festival partner, Gowling WLG UK will be joined by a panel of leading designers for a webinar discussion on how they’ve successfully established their businesses and protected their designs. Learn more and register here.

Best Practices in Patents: Avoiding Pitfalls in Drafting and Prosecution Across a Variety of Technology Areas

21 September 2021
A panel of patent agents and lawyers with different technical backgrounds (life sciences, software/AI, mechanical/electrical) will offer their suggestions for drafting and prosecuting inventions that span various technology areas. Learn more here.

The Starving Artist: Understanding Eating Disorders in Art

24 September 2021
The lecture will focus on looking at some key artists and also Zlatar’s own artwork to gain an in-depth exploration and development of what it means to live in an unwell body with an eating disorder. Learn more here.

Innovation Clinic Chatbot *New*

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Osgoode News

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.

Eligibility for the Gowling WLG Prize is now open

Osgoode students are once again eligible for the Gowling WLG Best Blog/Comment in Intellectual Property Law and Technology Prize! All blog articles and comments submitted are automatically considered for one of four prizes at the end of each year. The winners receive $500, a notation on their transcript & acknowledgement at graduation, and will be highlighted on both IP Osgoode’s and Gowling’s websites and social media.

Picks of the week

The Law Bytes Podcast, Episode 100: David Vaver With a Masterclass on Copyright and User Rights
In this episode of the Law Bytes Podcast, Prof. David Vaver gives a masterclass on the history of copyright, the emergence of user rights, Supreme Court copyright jurisprudence, and potential future copyright reforms. Listen to the full recording here.