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Six projects at the Faculty of Law receive SSHRC funding

The Faculty’s Office of Research is happy to announce that six exciting projects have been awarded funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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Published on : 29 Oct 2013

Focus online - Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse speaks about creativity and intellectual property

In an interview with Focus online, Professor Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse explains how the Law of the of intellectual property influences areas that were formerly classified as strictly commercial and as having no artistic value, and how to artisanal skills could be leveraged to stimulate creativity and innovation.

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Published on : 20 Apr 2012

Richard Gold awarded James McGill Professorship

We are pleased to announce that our colleague Richard Gold has just been been appointed a James McGill Professor.

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Published on : 28 Jul 2011

Focus online: L’intellectuel et la propriété

Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse joined the Faculty of Law in 2006 as an intellectual property specialist, and quickly gained a reputation for his sense of humour in the classroom. Focus online asked him a few questions on the repercussions of intellectual property law on our social and cultural values. (In French)

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Published on : 09 Feb 2011

McGill Law takes two of four top spots at Fox IP moot

Marguerite Tinawi, Seo Yun Yang, Lauren Chang MacLean and Guy-Philippe Bouchard took two of the top four spots at the Harold J. Fox Moot, which was held in February at the Federal Court in Toronto.

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Published on : 04 Mar 2009

The Reporter: Interview with Professor Richard Gold

Read the interview in this October's edition of the McGill Reporter: Gold report calls for more negotiation, less confrontation.

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Published on : 20 Oct 2008

Toward a New Era of Intellectual Property: From Confrontation to Negotiation

On September 9, 2008, in Ottawa, the International Expert Group on Biotechnology, Innovation and Intellectual Property released its findings, after seven years of work. One of the principal conclusions of the Group is the need to create an honest, independent broker to provide training, advice and mediation in the area of intellectual property (IP).

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Published on : 15 Sep 2008

Some changes in directors and associate deans at the Faculty of Law

Several changes among its directors and associate deans have occurred at the Faculty.

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Published on : 05 Sep 2008

Centre for Intellectual Property Policy launches Copyright Act wiki

McGill's Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) has launched a radical project: a re-draft of the Copyright Act through a wiki platform. Until July 15, 2008, participants are invited to draft articles on pressing issues of copyright reform.

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Published on : 13 Jun 2008

Bitter pills

The decades-long war between brand-name and generic drug manufacturers shows no signs of abating. But with a rapidly aging population and the spectre of new diseases on the horizon, there's new pressure to find a solution soon that can both motivate innovative research and sustain affordable drug prices. McGill's Richard Gold, director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and a professor in IP and common-law property, is interviewed for this story in the Canadian Bar Association's National Magazine.

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Published on : 10 Feb 2007

Ask an expert: Copyrights and wrongs

Want to write a book where Tarzan and Zorro square off against each other? Richard Gold gives us the ins and outs of copyright laws.

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Published on : 26 Oct 2006