The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has obtained a major grant from The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) as part of their 2015-2016 Contributions Program for a research project entitled “Open Data, Open Citizens? The Private Sector Beneficiaries of Government Open Data Policies and the Consequences for Privacy”.
uOttawa’s intellectual property mooting team achieved new successes for the school by taking two of the top six spots for best speaker at the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot. Giantommaso Colaneri was the third best speaker in the entire competition, while Laurel Hogg was tied for sixth place.
For the second consecutive year, uOttawa Common Law students have won the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot championship. Both the 1st and 2nd place prizes for best speaker, and the award for best mooter in a non-graduating year, were also captured by uOttawa. These most recent accolades further enhance uOttawa’s national and international reputation for mooting excellence in general, and in IP law specifically.
Are you considering applying to University of Ottawa’s LLM Program with specialization in Law and Technology? Are you interested in beginning doctoral studies at University of Ottawa in the area of Law and Technology (defined very broadly)? Please note that during the 2015-2016 academic year, there will be opportunities to conduct research under the supervision of our internationally renowned faculty members on projects in exchange for a $10,000 bursary, with possibility of renewal.
In this Op-Ed, Professor Michael Geist, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law, comments on the misuse of Canada's new copyright system, as well as the applicability of the new system to internet video streaming.