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The Legal Implications Of Commercializing Intellectual Property Rights, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

The Legal Implications Of Commercializing Intellectual Property Rights, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino, an expert in intellectual property and technology law and an Associate Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School on IP law and commercialization.


Session One: The Student Researcher Perspective, Udo Verkerk, Razieh Niazi, Pasan Hapuarachchi, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

Session One: The Student Researcher Perspective, Udo Verkerk, Razieh Niazi, Pasan Hapuarachchi, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

Student researchers discuss innovation and the commercializing of their research.

Razieh Niazi talks about patenting her research and establishing Kaypok Inc.

Pasan Hapuarachchi discusses institutional infrastructure and support for student inventors.

Udo Verkerk discusses challenges for student inventors, lack of knowledge regarding intellectual property and relationships with supervisors who may oppose commercialization of academic research.


Generalist Judges, Technical Expertise, And The Standard Of Review: A Presentation By Justice Marshall Rothstein Of The Supreme Court Of Canada, Marshall Rothstein, Giuseppina D'Agostino, David Vaver Oct 2015

Generalist Judges, Technical Expertise, And The Standard Of Review: A Presentation By Justice Marshall Rothstein Of The Supreme Court Of Canada, Marshall Rothstein, Giuseppina D'Agostino, David Vaver

Giuseppina D'Agostino

The Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada discusses the nexus between specialist technical expertise and the generalism of judges of courts of appeal, as well as commenting on the peculiar direction for the standard of review of the various administrative bodies that govern most IP matters.


Welcome Remarks And Keynote, Giuseppina D'Agostino, Sylvain Laporte Oct 2015

Welcome Remarks And Keynote, Giuseppina D'Agostino, Sylvain Laporte

Giuseppina D'Agostino

This conference highlights the role that students play in commercializing intellectual property. Student researchers, whether in a university lab or R&D department of an organization, contribute to the development of a research project and are often the innovative force behind a project. The purpose of the conference is to learn from different perspectives on the role of student researchers in commercializing IP and the different policies that have been adopted to provide for the various parties’ interests with respect to that IP. The conference included interactive panel sessions to foster discussion. Two panels consist of members from government, industry ...


Welcome Remarks, Giuseppina D'Agostino, François Tanguay-Renaud, Victor Nabhan Oct 2015

Welcome Remarks, Giuseppina D'Agostino, François Tanguay-Renaud, Victor Nabhan

Giuseppina D'Agostino

This symposium focuses on the legal and commercial aspects of user generated content (“UGC”) featuring Professor Victor Nabhan, the Genest Global Faculty member for the fall 2013 term at Osgoode Hall Law School.


Advocacy Skills And Ip: Observations From The Bench, Roger Hughes, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

Advocacy Skills And Ip: Observations From The Bench, Roger Hughes, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

Justice Roger T. Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada shares his experience and talks about the process a judge goes through in arriving at a judgment.


Copyright Exceptions As Users’ Rights? An Empirical Critique, Emily Hudson, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

Copyright Exceptions As Users’ Rights? An Empirical Critique, Emily Hudson, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

Dr. Emily Hudson, the Career Development Fellow in Intellectual Property Law at the Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre at the University of Oxford, questions the prevailing legal and academic perceptions of the CCH Canadian Ltd. v. Law Society of Upper Canada (2004 SCC 13) judgment.


Session Three: Applications In The Industry, Jeremy Laurin, Reza Yacoob, David Laliberté, Bill Chan, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

Session Three: Applications In The Industry, Jeremy Laurin, Reza Yacoob, David Laliberté, Bill Chan, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

Jeremy Laurin, President and CEO, ventureLAB, Reza Yacoob, Senior Director Intellectual Property, Sanofi Pasteur, David Laliberté, Director of Intellectual Property Policy, Microsoft, and Bill Chan, IP Law Council, IBM Canada, discuss entrepreneurial culture and the contributions of student research to innovation in the industry sector.


Copyright In The Music Industry, Robert Levine, Brett Danaher, Giuseppina D'Agostino Oct 2015

Copyright In The Music Industry, Robert Levine, Brett Danaher, Giuseppina D'Agostino

Giuseppina D'Agostino

In celebration of Canadian Music Week, the IP Osgoode Speaker Series presented a panel discussion on “Copyright and the Music Industry” featuring journalist/author Robert Levine and Brett Danaher, Assistant Professor of Economics at Wellesley College. Levine spoke about the current state of copyright and the public discourse surrounding it. He argued the need for more effective enforcement mechanisms for rights holders. Danaher explored one such enforcement mechanism as he presented statistics drawn from his research on the effect of France’s Hadopi anti-piracy laws on iTunes sales.