IPilogue Team

IPilogue Team

IPilogue (www.iposgoode.ca) is the first online review of its kind, featuring thoughtful intellectual property and technology law commentary by its students as well as scholars and other experts from around the world. As an interdisciplinary forum, we explore issues ranging from biotechnology to telecommunications, media to privacy, antitrust to tort, and beyond.

Based at Osgoode Hall Law School, IPilogue seeks to promote evidence-based dialogue featuring a multitude of perspectives.  Students from other law schools are welcome to contribute to IPilogue. We also welcome interdisciplinary contributions from professionals and scholars in various disciplines outside of law.

If you are interested in contributing, please contact us at iposgoode@osgoode.yorku.ca.


Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School
Founder & Director, IP Osgoode

Managing Editor


Assistant Director, IP Osgoode, IP and Technology Program

Content Manager


JD Candidate 2024, University of Manitoba Faculty of Law

Booker Zhang is a first-year JD student at the University of Manitoba. He graduated from South China University of Technology majoring in Software Engineering and then spent two years learning Agribusiness at the University of Manitoba. His passion for Intellectual Property comes from his interests in internet and related innovative technologies, such as the block chain and 5G. He is excited to learn and research more about Intellectual Property as an IPilogue writer.

Senior Editors

Claire Wortsman

JD Candidate 2023, Osgoode Hall Law School

Claire is in her third year at Osgoode Hall Law School. She graduated from the International Studies program at Boston College, with an interdisciplinary focus on politics, economics, and ethics, as well as a minor in Management & Leadership. While working abroad in Geneva at an organization aimed at funding global green tech investments, she developed interests in emerging technologies, global affairs, and intellectual property law.

JD/MBA Candidate 2025, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Jasmine is entering the second year of the JD/MBA program at the University of Toronto. She obtained an Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences at Western University. Jasmine’s interest in intellectual property stems from her educational background in the sciences, her love for e-sports and fashion, and her curiosity for the world of technology and science. She is excited to stay on the IPilogue team as a Senior Editor.

JD Candidate 2023, Osgoode Hall Law School

Meena is a 2L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall. She completed a Bachelor of Arts and Science at McMaster with a minor in biology. During her undergraduate summers, she worked as a cancer biology research assistant investigating the mechanisms of Triple Negative Breast Cancer. Meena has a particular interest in patents, having worked on a patent draft pertaining to cancer research in her time as a research assistant. As an IPilogue Writer, Meena looks forward to addressing the interactions between innovation, artistry, and intellectual property law. 

Deputy Editors

JD Graduate 2019, Osgoode Hall Law School

Alessia is a business-oriented lawyer focused on developing innovative and creative solutions to commercial, technology and intellectual property law issues. She is a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School (2019) and the Schulich School of Business (2016). Having grown up in an environment surrounded by art, Alessia remains curious about the ways in which the Canadian legal framework compliments the needs of creators and entrepreneurs in Canada’s creative and cultural sectors.

JD Graduate 2017, Osgoode Hall Law School

Sebastian is an intellectual property lawyer practicing in Toronto and a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School. He previously clerked at the Federal Court of Canada. His practice includes trademarks, copyright, litigation, and other IP matters.

IPilogue Writers (2022-23)

JD Candidate 2025, University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law

Alice is a 1L JD student at Western University’s Faculty of Law. She completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto with a double major in Political Science and Ethics, Society and Law. Alice became curious about intellectual property and technology law from her year of working at a technology start-up as a Legal Assistant, where she frequently researched developments in law that impacted technology companies. As an IPilogue writer, she is excited to further explore the intersection of law and technology.

LL.M Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School

Amin is pursuing his LLM in Canadian Common Law at Osgoode Hall Law School. He has been practicing law since 2013, during which time he advised a plethora of small to large companies, to help them navigate their legal obligations, protect their IP assets, mitigate risks, and focus on their business growth. He has particular legal experience in telecommunication, cryptocurrency, software products, and blockchain technology. In addition, he has a keen interest in achieving workable solutions to address the growing gaps between nascent technologies and law.

JD Candidate 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School

Anita is a 2L student at Osgoode Hall Law School. She completed her Honours BA in Economics and Financial Management from WLU. Her studies (particularly those in global economic development), research pursuits, volunteer work, and professional experience have led to her interest in intellectual property. She is excited to make a meaningful contribution at IPilogue by engaging with the intersection of intellectual property, technology, and environmental law.

JD Candidate 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School

Emily is currently in her third year of study at Osgoode Hall Law School. Previously, she has obtained her Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree from McMaster University, as well as a minor in French. While her interest in intellectual property stems primarily from her scientific background, her fascination in IP is also influenced by her own personal endeavours in the fine arts and digital media. Emily is looking forward to leveraging her writing skills to contribute to IP Osgoode’s highly distinguished IPilogue blog.

LL.M Graduate 2021, Osgoode Hall Law School

Govind is a lawyer with practise experience in Intellectual Property, Social media laws and Privacy laws and has received his LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School (2021). Prior to joining Osgoode Hall Law School, he has worked in IP boutique firms in India, and has done litigation regarding Patents, Design, Trademarks, Copyright and Technology laws and advised companies from different jurisdictions on their IP strategy globally. He has also authored a book on the subject of “Trademark Prosecution and Opposition in India” published with Bloomsbury publication (India division). Govind having grown in an environment where technology and social policy were main points of discussion and hence became curious on how technology will affect the needs of the society. He developed a keen interest in privacy, social media, AI, Open-source software, IP, and has worked towards discussing innovations in these fields and regularly gives lectures for entrepreneurs and lawyers on these aspects in India. Outside of law he likes to watch movies and swim.

JD Candidate 2025, Osgoode Hall Law School

Gregory just started 1L at Osgoode Hall Law School. He completed his Bachelor of Engineering at McMaster University majoring in Electrical & Biomedical Engineering with a minor in Music. He then went on to get a Ph.D. from Western University in Medical Biophysics exploring the potential for MRI in conjunction with novel orthopedic devices, with a focus on 3D-printed porous metal implants and monitoring implant infection. As an IPilogue writer, Gregory hopes to use his unique technical background to provide perspectives on high-tech issues in intellectual property.

JD Candidate 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School

Katie is a 2L student at Osgoode Hall Law School, prior to which she attended McMaster University where she received both a Bachelors of Science and Masters of Science in Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences. She has a particular interest in pharmaceutical patent litigation, having worked closely with this team at Smart & Biggar over her 1L summer. As a contributing writer, Katie hopes to use her unique perspective on patent law, as well as her interests in the entertainment industry (especially Taylor Swift), to help further the IPilogue’s diverse writing team.

JD Candidate 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School

Michelle has just completed her 1L year at Osgoode Hall Law School. As a graduate from the University of Toronto’s Bachelor of Science program, double majoring in Health Studies and Global Health, she is interested in improving the health outcomes of Canadians through policy. Michelle’s particular interest in patent law stems from her passion in supporting the development of orphan drugs for rare diseases. As an IPilogue writer, Michelle is excited to write on a variety of different topics relating to IP, including health technology and visual art. In her free time, she enjoys visiting art museums, taking long walks with her dog, and playing video games.

JD/MBA Candidate 2025, University of Toronto

Nancy is a second-year JD/MBA student at the University of Toronto. She obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science from McMaster University, majoring in biochemistry. Her interest in intellectual property law stemmed from an eye-opening stem cell course and curiosity for evolving technology. As an IPilogue writer, Nancy is excited to explore a variety of IP topics, such as developing legal frameworks around AI governance.

LL.M Candidate, Osgoode Hall Law School

Pankhuri is pursuing her LLM in International Business Laws from Osgoode Hall School of Law. Previously, Pankhuri was a Senior Associate with the IP Boutique firm Anand and Anand in India. At the firm, Pankhuri worked on all litigation concerning all spheres of IP, particularly pharmaceutical patents. Pankhuri’s interest in IP has grown with the revelation of the upcoming metaverse. Pankhuri has developed an interest in emerging technologies, artificial intelligence and is curious to see how IP law evolves over the upcoming decade. Outside of work, Pankhuri enjoys painting, swimming and movie nights.

JD Candidate 2023, Osgoode Hall Law School

Sally is in her third year at Osgoode Hall Law School. She completed her Honours Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto, double majoring in Life Sciences (Animal Physiology) and English. Sally’s interest in intellectual property stems from her appreciation for the performing arts as a violinist. She is also excited to share her interests in gaming technology and biotechnology as a contributing writer. Outside of law school, she enjoys overanalyzing film scores and making her friends try her often mediocre baking attempts.

JD Candidate 2024, Osgoode Hall Law School

Serena is beginning her second year of law at Osgoode Hall Law School. Her interest in intellectual property mainly stems from her educational background, where she obtained an Honours Bachelor of Medical Sciences in biochemistry and cell biology from Western University, and a Master of Science in biochemistry from McGill. However, in addition to science, she is keen to explore the intersection between intellectual property law and her other areas of interest: music and fashion. Outside of law school, Serena enjoys rock-climbing, hiking, playing soccer, guitar, and the podcast “Ongoing History of New Music”.