It was an enormous pleasure for me to participate in IP Osgoode’s “Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Effective Strategies for IP Commercialization and Success” symposium on February 11. I’d like to thank all the volunteers, organizers, participants, fellow panelists and guests who made this experience so memorable for me and many others. The Canadian Intellectual Property Office […]
Canadian women are in a strong position to excel in the business world, but something is still holding them back. In 2013, 47% of small to medium-sized enterprises in Canada were entirely or partly owned by women, and those businesses that are majority owned by women experience more growth and were less affected by the […]
IP Osgoode, the intellectual property (IP) and technology law program at Osgoode Hall Law School, and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) will co-host the ‘Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: Effective Strategies for IP Commercialization and Success’ symposium on Monday, February 11 at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. This unique women entrepreneurship symposium will feature IP […]
Lara Hammoud, co-founder of Lawyerly, is a B.Comm. and LL.L graduate of the University of Ottawa. Lara’s career epiphany – to use her knowledge, skills, experience, time and energy on helping others – transpired as she was working as a Financial Operations Analyst at a large American bank. That year marked the beginning of a […]
Congratulations to IP Osgoode Innovation Clinic Client, Lyofresh Technologies, for Winning YorkU's AccelerateUP Venture Award!
We are happy to announce that one of IP Osgoode's Innovation Clinic clients, Lyofresh Technologies, is a winner of York University's LaunchYU AccelerateUP venture award. To read more about the AccelerateUP Program and the winners of the venture award, please click here.
IP Osgoode would like to congratulate the York University Faculty of Science and Engineering as well as Douglas Bergeron and his wife Sandra Bergeron on their two million dollar endeavour to support entrepreneurial programs and initiatives focused on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) majors.
Peter (Zak) Zakrzewski is an adjunct professor at the Schulich School of Business at York University, where he co-created a course in Management of Innovation and Design. He also teaches design at The Centre for Creative Communications. We live at a unique time, a time of profound global economic, social and cultural shift. The pace […]
Brian Chau is a JD candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Given the essential role that entrepreneurs play in driving the economy, there is no question that the creation of patent laws must take into account the protection of their interests. From a small business perspective, patents play a large role not only in helping protect their inventions […]
Douglas Cumming is an Associate Professor in Finance and Entrepreneurship at the Schulich School of Business, York University. Eileen Fischer is a Professor of Marketing at the Schulich School of Business, York University. In both developed and developing countries, governments are interested in fostering entrepreneurial activity in their economies. And increasingly, public policy makers are […]