The Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS), University of Ottawa, is delighted to announce that, starting April 1st, 2017, Jacob Glick will join its community as a Distinguished Executive Fellow in Residence.
The Open African Innovation Research (Open AIR) network, under the guidance of Professors Jeremy de Beer and Chidi Oguamanam, has received funding from the Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Advanced Scholars Program (QES) to create new opportunities for emerging scholars to explore African innovation through the lens of gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society is pleased to announce the creation of three new innovative courses that will be offered at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section, University of Ottawa starting next year.
Once again, students from the University of Ottawa have won the 2017 Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot championship. The team also received the Gordon F. Henderson prize for best appellant factum and the Harold G. Fox Cup award for best moot team.
On February 23rd, Dr. Teresa Scassa and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics. The Committee is currently engaged in a review of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
On February 14, Prof. Teresa Scassa appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities. The Committee is currently conducting hearings related to the topic of Infrastructure and Smart Communities.
Prof Marina Pavlović, a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, Prof Mary Cavanagh (uOttawa ÉSIS), Sean Grassie, and Lora Hamilton, two of their research assistants, intervened before the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for the hearings regarding the Review of the Wireless Code.
Dr. Teresa Scassa and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau have earned a Connection Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a one-day symposium entitled “Following the Signs: New Directions in Trademark Law in Canada?”