The Honourable Mr. Marshall Rothstein, CC, QC
Introduction by Dr. David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Cocktail Reception 4:15- 6:00pm
RSVP by November 15 http://abstract.osgoode.yorku.ca/IPOsgoode/iposgrsvp.nsf/Start?OpenForm (Event Code: Vaver)
New Kids On The Blockchain is an event for those interested in the rapidly growing blockchain technology and related cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum. Blockchain technology’s ability to disrupt industries is already being demonstrated in banking, online transactions, cybersecurity and healthcare and has many experts describing it as revolutionizing the way information is stored.
Attendees of this event will gain a ground-up understanding of blockchain technology from Karen Hsu of BlockCypher, as well as gain insight into several issues and case uses related to blockchain technology. In addition, a diverse group of speakers from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines will deliver presentations and participate in a discussion panel throughout the day’s events. This is a can’t miss event for those interested in being ahead of the curve on one of today’s most important technological innovations!
REGISTRATION WILL BE OPEN SOON.
Law students enrolled, for the 2017-2018 academic year, in law schools in the USA, Canada, and the EU are cordially invited to submit a paper addressing one or more innovative legal issues likely to grow out of Artificial Intelligence or the Internet-of-Things.
Submission deadline is: Friday, December 1, 2017 by 11:59pm.
The following three cash prizes will be awarded to the three best entries:
- First place: US $2,500
- Second place: US $1,500
- Third place: US $1,000
The prizes will be announced on or before 31 May 2018.
For further details, including topic and deadlines, please visit the competition website.
An opportunity to view the 3D printed devices designed and created by our participants. Local healthcare executives, industry partners, funding sources, and community leaders will be present to interact with teams and present awards.
- 5:00 – Welcome
- 5:15 – Showcase floor opens
- 7:30 – Award presentations
ATRIP’s Executive Committee is proud to launch its annual essay completion for your researchers in intellectual property law. The competition is sponsored by the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI).
Papers may be submitted in French or English. Entries must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 15 February 2018.
The author of the first place paper will be invited to give a presentation as a speaker at the 2018 ATRIP annual Congress to be held in Helsinki, Finland.
For more information: ATRIP ESSAY COMPETITION 2017 Eng French final
The annual International Patent Drafting Competition, organized by the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law and held at the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USTPO, takes place at the beginning of each year and offers student teams the opportunity to present their patent applications in front of a panel of judges comprised of patent examiners, practitioners and several high profile guest judges.
Each team is required to pay a registration fee. The fee is $200 USD and is non-refundable. This fee covers the team registration into the competition as well as food and drinks during the competition.
All other expenses, including travel and accommodations, are the sole responsibility of each competing team.
Please note that by submitting this registration form, you agree to the 2018 International Patent Drafting Competition Rules
You also agree that you meet the eligibility requirements (found in rules document) to participate in this competition.
The International Intellectual Property Law Clinic is honoured to be hosting the “Canadian Patent Drafting Competition” in 2018 in collaboration with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).
Student teams will have the opportunity to present their patent applications in front of a panel of judges comprised of patent examiners, practitioners and several high profile guest judges.
Prizes will be awarded for top presentations.