Prof. Jeremy de Beer, in conjunction with Prof. Chidi Oguamanam, publishes a timely paper addressing the burgeoning issues of the demand for and quality of intellectual property training in developing countries.
In the Fall 2011 issue of uOttawa’s Research Perspectives. Professor Ian Kerr warns of the dangers associated with allowing companies to license implantable and wearable medical devices. Click here to read the full issue.
On October 27th 2011, Professor Ian Kerr, Canada Research Chair in Ethics, Law and Technology, was featured in a panel discussion at Stanford Law School titled, "Artificial Intelligence: A Legal Perspective."
The Student Research Assistantship Program was developed to provide University of Ottawa law students with financial assistance, to cultivate mentoring relationships, and to offer an early opportunity to work with faculty from the Centre for Law, Technology and Society on current research initiatives.
Professor Jennifer Chandler will present a talk entitled "Therapeutic offers that are hard to refuse: Subtle forms of legal pressure to consent to psychiatric or neurological treatment." The talk will take place on Thursday, October 27 at 5pm at the University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, 1145 Carling Avenue, room 1425. Everyone is welcome.
Professor Valerie Steeves is one of the organizers of the upcoming academic workshop “The Expanding Surveillance Net: Ten Years After 9/11.” This workshop, which takes place September 8-10 in Kingston, Ontario, explores the social, political, legal and ethical implications of increased government and private sector surveillance in the wake of 9/11.
Professor Michael Geist is listed on Canadian Lawyer magazine’s second annual list of the Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession in Canada. He joins Green Party of Canada Leader Elizabeth May, pre-eminent constitutional expert Peter Hogg, former Supreme Court of Canada Justice John Major, and former Premier of Quebec Lucien Bouchard.