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:
- In the Law Student category, Leandra Keren of Queen’s University won for her entry on “Children’s Right to Parental Privacy”.
- In the Graduate Student category, Lindsay Paquette of Osgoode Professional Development won for her entry, “Bill C-15 and the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: A Proposal for Intellectual Property Law Reform in Canada for the Protection, Preservation and Prosperity of Indigenous Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Expression″.
- 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 their winning articles showcased here on the IPilogue, the articles 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.