The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), at the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society, received a Measuring Impacts & Progress grant from the Law Foundation of Ontario to investigate access to justice issues in consumer standard form contracts. The team at CIPPIC is excited to be tackling this important access to justice issue that impacts all Canadian consumers in the digital age.
Today, on March 29, 2019, the Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) intervened before the Supreme Court of Canada in Keatley Surveying Ltd. v. Teranet Inc. The outcome of this case, which addresses “Crown copyright”, will impact many mass digitization projects and open government initiatives.
We are delighted to announce that Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, the director of the University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society and an Assistant Professor within the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law, has been awarded the Common Law Section 2018-2019 Emergent Researcher Award by the Common Law Section of the Faculty of Law.
The Centre for Law, Technology and Society celebrates another successful year at the 17th Annual Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot. Almut MacDonald, Jessica Pugliese, and Spencer Malthouse, coached by Professor Jeremy de Beer, brought home a second-place finish. The achievements of this year’s Oxford team affirm a long-standing tradition of international IP mooting success for the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) team.
The University of Ottawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society is delighted to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Dubois will join the Assembly program at the MIT Media Lab and Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University this spring.
University of Ottawa students had another stellar year at the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot championship. A runner-up finish for uOttawa’s Fox mooters in the 2019 finals adds another accolade for the school. That makes six straight semi-finals, four finals appearances, and three Fox Cups in the past six years.
The Canadian Association of Legal Ethics (CALE) has recently appointed Associate Professor Amy Salyzyn as President in a unanimous decision following the resignation of Alice Woolley on her appointment to the bench.
Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau, Director of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society, has received an Insight Development Grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) for a project entitled “Secrets and Whistleblowers in a Digital World”, which will explore the tensions between protecting both confidential information, and whistleblowers who act in the public interest.