Why Canada needs a New Regulatory Regime for Space Law: Interview with Windsor Alumnus, Aram Daniel Kerkonian

Alethea Song Student WriterWindsor Law LTEC Lab J.D. Candidate 2020 After graduating from Windsor Law in 2014, Mr. Aram Daniel Kerkonian clerked for the Superior Court of Justice (Ontario), completed his Master of Laws (LLM) from the Institute of Air and Space Law at McGill University, and is now a Doctor of Civil Law candidate at the… Continue reading

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Social Justice Fellowship at Spark LLP: The Reclaim Pro Bono Project

Lauren StokesSocial Justice Fellow, Spark LLPJD Candidate, 2021  Throughout this Summer I have had the opportunity to work on a Windsor Law LTEC Lab Social Justice Fellowship that involved working at Spark LLP, a law firm in downtown Toronto. The project, titled Reclaim Pro Bono, focuses on providing legal information, advice, and assistance to people who… Continue reading

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Canadian Civil Liberties Association suing all three levels of Government over the Sidewalk Labs deal: The Rise of Surveillance Capitalism, and the Fight to Protect Canadians’ Privacy Rights

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Kevin Szeto[1]Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC LabJD Candidate, 2021 Waterfront Toronto, a tri-governmental agency, entered into an agreement on July 2018 with Sidewalk Labs to plan and develop the quayside area. Sidewalk Labs is a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc., which also owns Google LLC. Sidewalk Labs uses new technology to address big urban challenges to… Continue reading

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Blockchain Technology and the Law: Using technological developments of the past to navigate the future

Adrin ShojaieStudent Writer Windsor Law LTEC LabJ.D. candidate, 2021 Windsor Law Professor Muharem Kianieff recently released his new book titled, Blockchain Technology and the Law: Opportunities and Risks (Informa Law – Routledge, 2019). In his book, Professor Kianieff identifies and critically assesses the strengths and shortcomings of Blockchain that need to be addressed in order to allow… Continue reading

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Media & Space: The Regulation of Digital Platforms, New Media & Technologies Symposium

CALL FOR PAPERS  October 25, 2019University of Windsor, Faculty of Law,School of Creative Arts, andCommunication, Film, and Media(Ontario, Canada) We invite submissions from scholars in a broad range of disciplines and encourage submissions from Ph.D. students, Post-Doctoral students, and Junior Faculty (appointed in the last five years as of October 2019). Limited funding may be available… Continue reading

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The Online Civil Rights Project and New Collaboration between Spark LLP and Windsor Law

Adrin ShojaieWindsor Law LTEC Lab Student WriterJD, 2020 Windsor Law and Spark LLP are joining their efforts through the “Online Civil Rights Project” to address issues of social injustice in online environments and in emerging areas of law. Spark LLP will expand its pro bono service offerings to victims of various online activities, and the… Continue reading

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Trademark Triage: An EPICentre Event for Start-ups

Pani SarkisStudent Writer, Windsor Law LTEC LabJ.D. Candidate, 2019 On March 29th, 2019, the University of Windsor’s on-campus business incubator, the EPICentre, in conjunction with Windsor Law, hosted the “Trademark Triage” at the Joyce Entrepreneurship Centre. The event was by invitation only and was aimed at start-ups participating in the EPICentre’s Discovery and RBC Founders programs, as well as… Continue reading

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Dope Tech: Cannabis, Innovation, and the Impact on Consumers

Ellen Xu, LTEC Lab Student WriterJD Candidate, 2019  On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Windsor Law LTEC Lab and the Technology and Intellectual Property student club (“TIP”) hosted a panel discussion: Dope Tech: Cannabis, Innovation, and the Impact on Consumers, featuring three panelists with diverse knowledge and expertise in the field. The panelists were Bill Bogart, Distinguished University Professor… Continue reading

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Is the Promise Doctrine No More?

Michelle VinitskyWindsor LawJ.D. Candidate, 2020 The promise doctrine has been criticized for its rigidity in requiring each and every promise made in a patent specification to be fulfilled at the relevant date. In AstraZeneca, the Supreme Court of Canada put the application of this doctrine to rest when it comes to assessing the “utility” requirement of… Continue reading

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Consumer Protection in the Age of E-Commerce, Algorithms and Big Data

Pani SarkisStudent Writer, Windsor Law LTEC LabJ.D. Candidate, 2019 On February 6th, 2019, Windsor Law LTEC Lab, led by Professor Pascale Chapdelaine, hosted a panel discussion: “E-commerce, Algorithms, Big Data, Consumer Deception and Protection.”The panel brought together scholars, public agency analysts and officers, and experts in privacy, e-commerce, consumer protection, technology and competition law, to… Continue reading

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