CLTS Faculty members Dr. Teresa Scassa, Dr. Amy Salyzyn, Prof. Jena McGill and Dr. Suzanne Bouclin have publicly released “Improving Privacy Practices for Legal Apps: A Best Practices Guide”, a new handbook for developers and practitioners.
Dr. Elizabeth Dubois and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau released “Canadians in a Digital Context: A Research Agenda for a Connected Canada”, a new report on Canadian citizenship in a digital context published as part of their Canada 150: Connected Canada research project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Elizabeth Dubois, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa is the lead author on “Social Media and Political Engagement in Canada”, a new reportbeing launched today on the political uses of social media.
Professor Teresa Scassa has co-edited a new book, alongside Derek McKee of the Université de Montréal and Finn Makela of the Université de Sherbrooke, entitled Law and the “Sharing Economy”: Regulating Online Market Platforms.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau and Véronique Newman released “Whistleblowing in Canada: A Knowledge Synthesis Report”, a new report on whistleblowers in Canada supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Professor Mistrale Goudreau has published the 3rd edition of her field-leading book Intellectual Property Law in Canada. In addition to being published as part of Wolters Kluwer’s International Encyclopaedia of Laws series, the book is also available as of December 2017 as a separate paperback book, printed on demand.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the Centre and Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, publishes "Le droit de marque : une approche fonctionnelle dans l'économie globale et numérique" with LexisNexis Canada.
This blog post is part of series written by students who attended “Following the Signs: New Directions in Trademark Law”, a symposium on the new Canadian trademark framework hosted by the Centre for Law, Technology and Society on May 8th, 2017. The video recording of Prof. David Vaver’s keynote “Towards a Distinctive Trademark Law for the 21st Century” is available here.
by Chelsey Colbert – On Thursday, March 30, four uOttawa law students (Florence So, J.D. 2018, Marshall Jeske, J.D. 2018, Suzie Dunn, LL.M 2018 and myself) began the eight-hour road trip to New Haven, Connecticut for WeRobot 2017. New Haven is a small coastal city known for Yale University. Yale Law School was the venue of WeRobot, a two-day conference with panel discussions from the who’s who in robot law and policy.