Copyright Policy Moot

Presentation

  

On March 23rd, the Centre for Law, Technology and Society at the University of Ottawa hosted the Inaugural Copyright Policy Moot organized with Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada.

16 teams from Université de Montréal, University of Toronto, McGill University, York University and the University of Ottawa defended policy proposals before public servants from Canadian Heritage and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, including from the Copyright Board of Canada and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Results

Best Policy Briefing

Ashley Seely, Jamaloddin Hakimi & Roxanne Alam
University of Ottawa

 

Second place: Luke Maynard, Pierre-Luc Racine & JohnSime (University of Toronto)

Third place: Gregory Corosky & Maryna Polataiko (McGill University)

Honourable Mention: Alexandria Chun & Will Chalmers (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)


 

Best Memorandum to Cabinet

Will Chalmers and Alexandria Chun
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Second place: Cameron McMaster, Ankita Nayar & Amanda Rosenstock (Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)

Third place: Victoria Woo & Betty Zhang (McGill University)

Honourable Mention: Anna Kirk & François Le Moine (McGill University)

Judges

Final Round

  • Nathalie Théberge (Director General, Creative Marketplace and Innovation, Canadian Heritage)
  • Mark Schaan (Director General, Marketplace Framework Policy, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

 

Panel 1

  • Barbara Motzney (Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction, Western Economic Diversification Canada)
  • Martin Simard (Director, Copyright and Trade-mark Policy, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

 

Panel 2

  • Lara Taylor (Director, Creative Marketplace and Innovation, Canadian Heritage)
  • Marko Zatowkaniuk (Counsel, Copyright Board of Canada)

 

Panel 3

  • Loris Mirella (Director, Intellectual Property Trade Policy, Global Affairs Canada)
  • Thomas Owen Ripley (Deputy Director General, Broadcasting and Digital Communications, Canadian Heritage)
  • Tanya Peatt (Senior Project Leader, Copyright and Trade-mark Policy, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)

 

Panel 4

  • Anne-Marie Monteith (Senior Director, Policy, International Affairs and Research, Canadian Intellectual Property Office)
  • Michel Sabbagh (Director, International Trade, Canadian Heritage)
  • Jean-Arpad Français (Counsel, Copyright Board of Canada)

Teams

University of Ottawa

Coach: Jeremy de Beer

A) Ashley Seely, Jamaloddin Hakimi & Roxanne Alam

B) Jeremiah Baarbé & Sarah Thuswaldner

C) Vipal Jain, Emilie Briana & Karen Chow

 

University of Toronto

Coach: Ariel Katz

A) Luke Maynard, Pierre-Luc Racine & John Sime

B) Xin Li, Edward Sullivan & Xi Xi

C) Anna Christiansen & Aladdin Diakun

 

Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

Coach: Ren Bucholz

A)  Stephen Cooley & Roger Angus

B) Alexandria Chun & Will Chalmers

C) Cameron McMaster, Ankita Nayar & Amanda Rosenstock  

 

McGill University

Coach: Pierre-Emmanuel Moyse

A) Gregory Corosky & Maryna Polataiko

B) Alex Dubé, Mariam Sarr & Ellen Desnyder

C) François Le Moine & Anna Kirk

D) Victoria Woo & Betty Zhang

E) Andy Nagy & Awj Nigah

F) Pierre-Luc Purtell, Jennifer Seidel & Christopher Love

 

Université de Montréal

Coach: Vincent Gautrais

A) Valentine Cheviron & Joe Massih

For more information

Ian Dahlman
Manager, Legislation and Parliamentary Affairs, Creative Marketplace and Innovation Branch, Department of Canadian Heritage
ian.dahlman@canada.ca

Robert Dupelle
Senior Policy Advisor, Marketplace Framework Policy Branch
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
robert.dupelle@canada.ca

Florian Martin-Bariteau
Director, Centre for Law, Technology and Society, University of Ottawa
techlaw@uottawa.ca

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