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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Windsor Law Takes Home Second Place at the 4thAnnual International Patent Drafting Competition

Nicole MahadeoWindsor Law Student, Dual J.D., 2021 On February 23rd, the 4thAnnual International Patent Drafting Competition took place at the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The competition is hosted annually by the International Intellectual Property Clinic,a collaborative program between the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Law and the… Continue reading

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A Field Trip to the Exhibit – Feedback 4: Marshall McLuhan and the Arts

Alethea SongWindsor Law, Copyright Law Course StudentJ.D., 2020 Going on field trips is not common in law school; however, on Tuesday March 5, 2019, Professor Pascale Chapdelaine’s Copyright Law class was able to go on a cross-border expedition to experience Feedback 4: Marshall McLuhan and the Arts,” including a guided tour from Professor Michael Darroch… Continue reading

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Spark LLP, LTEC Lab Social Justice Fellowship in Cyber Justice

Spark LLP and Windsor Law LTEC Lab is offering an exciting summer fellowship opportunity to Windsor Law students (10-weeks full time, $5,000.00) for a research project on the unauthorized online disclosure of intimate or sensitive photographs or other material, and other cyber torts or crimes. Full project description and details to apply.

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New Kids on the Blockchain: A Symposium on the Dawn of the “New Internet” 

Madiha Khan Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab Dual J.D., 2019   On November 30, 2018 University of Windsor’s EPICentre hosted the second annual New Kids on The Blockchain Symposium. The Symposium introduced guests to the concept of blockchain technology, with speakers presenting on its various applications, current developments, as well as the legal perspective of this… Continue reading

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Reframing the Metadata Debate with Privacy Preserving Lawful Access Technologies (PPLATs)

Pani Sarkis Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab J.D., 2019 On September 19, 2018, Windsor Law LTEC Lab had the pleasure of hosting Professor Lisa Austin (University of Toronto, Faculty of Law), a leading expert in privacy law, property law and public law. Professor Austin is the co-founder of IT3 Lab, a multidisciplinary lab that… Continue reading

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Professor Wissam Aoun’s Spy Watch Invention as a Catalyst to Student Learning

Drawing of Spy Watch prototype

Pani Sarkis Student Writer, Windsor Law LTEC Lab J.D., 2019   Professor Wissam Aoun is the Director of the International Intellectual Property Law Clinic and a Law Professor at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. In a recent interview with Windsor Law LTEC Lab, he discussed the patent grant that he recently received for… Continue reading

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