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.
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.
Dr. Elizabeth Dubois and Dr. Florian Martin-Bariteau released “Canadians in a Digital Context: A Research Agenda for a Connected Canada”, a new report on Canadian citizenship in a digital context published as part of their Canada 150: Connected Canada research project supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
Elizabeth Dubois, member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society and Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa is the lead author on “Social Media and Political Engagement in Canada”, a new reportbeing launched today on the political uses of social media.