Announcing the Winner of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge 2020

IP Osgoode and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) are thrilled to announce the winners of the annual edition of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge:

  1. In the Law Student category, the judges did not select a winner for this year’s Challenge.
  2. In the Graduate Student category, Jake Okechukwu Effoduh, won for his entry, “The Legitimization of Customized Sex Robots in the Age of COVID-19″. 
  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 $1,000 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 QC
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.

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