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Let the Chips Fall Where They May: Hershey Sues Californian Cookie Maker
By Meena Alnajar, IPilogue Writer
Does the Canadian Online Harms Proposal Increase Privacy Risks?
By Emily Prieur, IPilogue Writer
Is the Villainous Portrayal of Disfigurement Really Worth the Price of the “JAMES BOND 007” Trademark?
By Olaoluwa Oni, Guest Writer
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Offence Or Defence? China’s New Legal “Weapon” Against Intellectual Property Theft Claims and The US’ Response
By Shawn Dhue, IPilogue Writer
Amplifying Black Female Innovators: Engineer Marian Croak and Dr. Patricia Bath
By Emily Chow, 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
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

Taxation of Intangible Assets

Tiffany Wang is an IPilogue Writer, Intellectual Property Journal Editor, and a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School.    Intellectual property and taxes—an unlikely convergence.   Since the burst of the dot-com bubble in the 1990s, the share of intangibles in total investment has accelerated on a global scale. As value-drivers for corporations, the portion…

"The Copyright Case of the Century”: Final Settlement between Google and Oracle on API Copyright Infringement

  Tianchu Gao is an IPilogue Writer and a 1L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School.    The decade-long dispute between Google and Oracle over computer code’s copyrightability finally came to an end on April 5, 2021. It started out in 2010 when Oracle sued Google for copying the application programming interfaces (APIs) of Java, a…

Intellectual Property 101: Filing for a Patent in Canada and Beyond

Madelaine Lynch is an IP Intensive intern, an IP Innovation Clinic Fellow, and a 3L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Madelaine published this article as a requirement for her internship at ventureLAB. The article was originally published on October 15, 2021, as part of ventureLAB’s 101 Series. This…


Charting the Future of Artificial Intelligence: Report from the York University Task Force on AI & Society 
16 Nov 2021 at 12:30pm-2:00pm
More Details to Come!
IP Osgoode Drop-In Question Session
27 October 2021 at 1PM – 2PM via Zoom
Due to technical difficulties at this week’s Clinical Education Fair, IP Osgoode’s Assistant Director Ashley Moniz will be available to answer questions about joining the IP Intensive, IP Innovation Clinic, IPilogue, moot teams, and any other IP Osgoode initiatives. For more information and to join, click here.
51st Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture on “User Rights: Fair Use and Beyond”, given by Prof. David Vaver
8 November 2021
Prof. David Vaver will present the annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture for the Copyright Society of the USA. Learn more and register here.

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Osgoode News

EXTENSION – Oxford IP Moot Team Tryouts
Continued consideration on a rolling basis
We have one position remaining on our Oxford IP Moot Team! The coaches will consider prospective team members on a rolling basis. Learn about how to try out for the team here.
TRYOUTS: 2021-22 USPTO National Patent Drafting Competition Team
Osgoode Hall Law School is excited to once again team up with Bereskin & Parr LLP to coach a team of students in this year’s Patent Drafting Competition. For more details and the tryout problem, click 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.

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

BDC’s Small Business Week 2021
BDC Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has organized for over 42 years. Every year, close to 10,000 entrepreneurs gather to learn, network and celebrate the people building businesses across the country. Read about some of their events and resources here.