IP Osgoode and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) are thrilled to announce the winner of the eighth annual edition of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge:
1. In the Law Student category, Jim Lepore won for his entry, “Non-Infringing Alternatives: moving beyond condemnation to arrive at compensation”. Jim Lepore is currently in his third year of study at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law.
2. In the Graduate Student category, the judges did not select a winner for this year’s Challenge.
3. In the Professional category, the judges did not select a winner for this year’s Challenge.
The winner will be receiving a prize of $1000 and, in addition to having his winning article showcased here on the IPilogue, the article will be considered for publication in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review (CIPR) or the Intellectual Property Journal (IPJ). We would like to thank our esteemed intellectual property experts who served as judges for the Challenge:
The Honourable Roger T. Hughes
Professor Ikechi Mgbeoji
Daniel R. Bereskin, QC
We look forward to next year’s IP Writing Challenge and continuing to help ignite a more vibrant public policy discussion on all facets of intellectual property law and technology.