Professor Jennifer Chandler has been awarded a 2-year research grant by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) for her project entitled "Fixing Memory: The Ethics of Detecting, Suppressing and Enhancing Memory." The project, which will address the ethical, legal and social questions raised by novel neurotherapeutic methods of detecting and manipulating brain functions, will be conducted with her co-applicant, Dr. Eric Racine from the Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal.
Professor Michael Geist has been named one of the 50 most influential people in Intellectual Property by Managing Intellectual Property Magazine. This is the second year Professor Geist has received this honour, which celebrates intellectual property visionaries and decision-makers including judges, artists, inventors, bloggers, campaigners, academics, and others.
Professor Jeremy de Beer is the co-principal investigator, with Tobias Schonwetter, on a new research project on intellectual property and open development in Africa, called the “Open AIR project.” Chidi Oguamanam is also deeply involved in the project as a researcher and member of the steering committee.
On March 7, 2011 Professor Teresa Scassa gave a talk at the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, as part of their Guest Speakers Program. The talk was entitled: “IP Rights on Steroids? Reasons to Worry about Anti-Ambush Marketing Legislation.”
"Why privacy online is different, and why it isn't" Speaker: Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, New York University Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 4:30pm Gowlings Moot Court Room (FTX 147B)