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CALL FOR RA APPLICATIONS: JD Research Assistants – Intellectual Property Law

Professors Giuseppina D’Agostino and David Vaver are seeking JD Research Assistants to assist in various intellectual property & technology law projects. Eligibility To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled as a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School and have taken at least ONE intellectual property law course or…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: IPilogue Editors (2019/2020 Academic Term)

The IPilogue is the first blog of its kind populated with entries from student editors at law schools across Canada and around the world, as well as postings from expert bloggers from across the globe. The blog contains comments and thoughts about current pressing intellectual property, technology, privacy and related…

Just Trademark It: Athletes Turning to Trademarks to Gain Competitive Edge

With the Kawhi Leonard saga officially coming to a close on July 10th after his signing with the Los Angeles Clippers, the city of Toronto, along with the rest of Canada, has been taking the last month to reflect on the past season and what one man meant to the…

A Big Piece of the IP Picture is Missing: IPOsgoode Mourns the Death of Justice Henry Carr

IPOsgoode and everyone involved in intellectual property law mourn the death from illness last week of Sir Henry Carr. After reading law at Oxford, Justice Carr went on to obtain his LL.M degree from the University of British Columbia, where he wrote a pioneering thesis on copyright in computer software…

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Events

September 12, 2019

INTA’s Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators Roundtable and Reception
The topic of this year’s roundtable is: Changes to Canada’s Trademarks Act: Surviving the First Three Months. The roundtable is free and open to all.

September 25-27, 2019

IPIC’s 93rd Annual Conference
Visit event website for details.

September 25-November 28, 2019

The Osgoode Certificate in Intellectual Property (IP) Licensing
Visit course website for more information. IP Osgoode members will receive a 10% discount.

Picks of the week

Amendments to the Trademarks Act and the new Trademarks Regulations come into force on .

The EPO announced the publication of an academic study on artificial intelligence (AI) inventorship. The study was prepared by Dr. Noam Shemtov of Queen Mary University of London and analyses the impact of AI technology on the concept of inventorship. To download the study and for more information on patenting AI-related inventions please visit the dedicated webpage.

The Standing Committee on Industry, Science & Technology releases “Statutory Review of the Copyright Act” report.