LTEC LAB STUDENTS
Andres Dovale Gonzalez
Andres is an entrepreneur and 3rd-year law student looking for volunteer opportunities where he can make a difference to like-minded young businesspeople and creative thinkers. He has extensive experience as a litigation law clerk and student-at-law, as well as over 3 years of experience relating to solicitor work more broadly.
Technological interest areas are as follows:
Blockchain technology writ large;
Centralized and decentralized financial technology;
A.I and intelligent systems;
Quantum computing and cryptography;
Video game systems and IP law.
Marco is working under the supervision of Professor Myra Tawfik and the Director and Co-Founder of EPICentre Wen Teoh as part of the legal triage team. He is responsible for preparing accurate and accessible online resources for entrepreneurs and small business owners in Windsor. Marco’s main focus is bridging the gap between the average entrepreneur’s legal knowledge and the expertise of local lawyers and entrepreneurs.
Rushi is working alongside Professor Chapdelaine as a Research Assistant, where she compiles and summarizes various primary and secondary sources pertaining to consumer protection law, privacy law, competition law, and anti-discrimination law.
Abhishek (Abby) Chaudhry
Dual JD '22
Abby works with Professor Chapdelaine as a Research Assistant, where he examined how the judiciary interprets harm arising from privacy breaches and how that has affected the ability of plaintiffs to utilize the class action process. Abby’s research paid particular focus on the use of punitive and aggravated damages as well as disgorgement of profits in cases involving privacy issues.
Zehan is working with Professor Myra Tawfik to help build the research agenda to support her Chair in Law and Entrepreneurship, to help develop the Automobility cluster knowledge base in data strategy, and to start to organize a conference in Law and Entrepreneurship in the Intangibles Economy.
Tracy is working with Professor Myra Tawfik on developing a comprehensive campus IP policy, with particular focus on ensuring protections for student creators. This past summer, she also assisted Professor Tawfik with research on gender-based challenges faced by women and women-identifying entrepreneurs in accessing and navigating the intellectual property system.
Athanasia Thalia Petsis
Athanasia Thalia Petsis is working with Professor Myra Tawfik as a Research Assistant to develop an Annual Conference covering the intersection between intellectual property law, business law and entrepreneurship in the intangibles economy. In connection with her experiences in Finance, International Business and Business Analytics, she looks to leverage her business intelligence and data analytics skills with her genuine appreciation for the power of data. With the exponential growth in tech, data, and changes in how we do business today, she wishes to merge this passion for studying law in this capacity.
Sarah is working under the supervision of Professor Myra Tawfik on a project related to the underrepresentation of women in the intellectual property system. Sarah’s undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering gives her a unique perspective on this issue as she experienced first hand how women in STEM are treated both in academia and in industry.