IP Osgoode: Call For Applications (2012-2013)

IP Osgoode: Call For Applications (2012-2013)

We are pleased to announce a call for applications for a number of exciting opportunities with IP Osgoode. See below for more information.

Call for IPilogue Editors (2012-2013)

Deadline: September 14, 2012

IPilogue is the first blog of its kind, populated with entries from student editors at Osgoode Hall Law School and other law schools across Canada, as well as postings from expert bloggers around the globe. The IPIGRAM is our weekly e-digest of IPilogue content.

The blog contains comments and thoughts about current pressing intellectual property, technology, privacy and related legal issues and has a wide-ranging following in Canada and internationally from government, industry, academia and other expert groups and members of the general public.

Many student posts have enabled greater employment opportunities for students, sparked informed debates on various issues, and led to publication in leading journals and a following in a number of law and policy forums.

Positions Available:

  • IPilogue Editor
  • IPilogue Art Editor
  • IPilogue Web Editor

Term: 2012-2013 academic year.

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Call for Clinical Fellows (Fall 2012)

Deadline: September 14, 2012

IP Osgoode and the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) have established the first student-staffed innovation clinic in Canada. We are seeking law students to provide legal services to organizations that need assistance in their innovation and commercialization activities.

Positions Available: Clinical Fellows (5-6 positions)

It is expected that the majority of the work done by students will relate to patent law. The remaining time would be spent working on other IP-related needs as they arise, (e.g. assistance with trade-mark, copyright, or trade secret issues). The students’ work during the placement may include:

  • reviewing business transactions involving IP
  • assisting with various steps in the patent prosecution process (i.e.: conducting prior art searches, reviewing patent specifications, etc.)
  • performing freedom-to-operate and clearance searches
  • assisting with various steps in the trade-mark prosecution process
  • conducting legal research

Term: September 2012- April 2013, with a possibility to continue on for Summer 2013.

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