This year’s World Intellectual Property Day theme is focused on the role that IP rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity and how the IP system supports innovation. At Osgoode Hall Law School, one of the ways we strive to foster innovation is through our Innovation Clinic, a student-focused initiative that assists start-up companies, entrepreneurs […]
The re-posting of this article is part of a cross-posting collaboration with MediaLaws: Law and Policy of the Media in a Comparative Perspective. On March 23 the European Commission organized a conference devoted to institutions, regulators, professionals and scholars from all Europe on ‘#FinTechEU – Is EU regulation fit for new financial technologies?’. The conference […]
IP Osgoode would like to thank everyone who attended Prof. Frank Pasquale's lecture entitled, “A Rule of Persons, Not Machines”, on March 24, 2017 at Osgoode Hall Law School. The video of the lecture is available here.
Bigger Picture, Bigger Frame? Dr. Saptarishi Bandopadhyay's Recast of Narrative in Copyright and Disaster Photography
On February 8, Osgoode Hall Catalyst Fellow, Dr. Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, presented his ongoing project that involves the critical examination of the relationship between copyright laws and disaster photography. Bandopadhyay holds a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) and LLM from Harvard Law School and has studied disasters in the borderlands between Pakistan, India, China and the […]
Algorithms are everywhere. Applied to systems like personal assistants, financial exchanges, and self-driving cars, computers now permeate almost every aspect of modern life. But how far should this algorithmic revolution extend into the law? Should contracts, judgement, and litigation strategies follow suit? These questions are at the forefront of Professor Frank Pasquale’s research and were the […]
Osgoode Hall Law School’s mooting team recently returned from the University of Oxford, UK, where they competed in the annual Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot. They achieved the highest preliminary round score and made the quarter-finals, losing to the eventual champion of the competition: Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany. The quartet of Jordan Fine, Alicja […]