It is with great pleasure that, this year, five Faculty members of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, have been recognized in the 2017-2018 Internal Awards of the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
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.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has been granted leave to intervene before the Supreme Court of Canada in R v. Jarvis (SCC Case No. 37833) on the Interpretation of the Voyeurism Offense.
Mr. Sileshi Hirko, a PhD candidate at the Centre for Law, Technology and Society of the University of Ottawa, has won the Civil Society Scholars Award (CSSA). CSSA is a research grant from the Open Society Foundations, and it is awarded to PhD students for field research and to scholars for a research project.
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.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has filed an intervention factum in the Supreme Court of Canada case, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc.
Prof. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, is delighted to announce that the Centre’s Management Committee approved the appointment of two new Faculty members from the University of Ottawa: Dr. Elizabeth Dubois (Faculty of Arts) and Dr. Michael Pal (Faculty of Law), as well as seven Associate Members drawn from our international research network: Dr. Erika Kraemer-Mbula, Dr. Tracey P. Lauriault, Dr. Jason Millar, Prof. Caroline Ncube, Dr. Nagla Rizk, Dr. Isaac Rutenberg, and Dr. Tobias Schonwetter.
On December 6th, 2017, Prof Michael Geist, member of the Centre for Law, Technology andSociety, appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI).