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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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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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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