Events Calendar

February 2020

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Copyright and Trade Secrets

Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
February 4, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Speaker: Catherine Lovrics
Course: The Future of Innovation: Fundamental Shifts in IP and IT law 
Presentation: Copyright and Trade Secrets
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Toronto, ON
 


The Artificial Inventor?

CAN-TECH Law Association
February 5, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Speaking Engagement
Panelist: Bhupinder Randhawa 
Co-Chair: Victor Krichker
Session: The Artificial Inventor?
Date: February 5, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. 

Attendees: Isi Caulder, Catherine LovricsAnastassia TrifonovaPaul Blizzard, Ray Kovarik, Jasmine GodreyAaraf Dewan & Evelyn Dempsey

For more information and to register, please click here


Bring your creations to life. Learn why intellectual property matters

Department of National Defence
February 5, 2020
Webinar Toggle

Speaker: Amrita V. Singh  (CBA IP executive and IPIC Vice-Chair of Litigation Committee) 
Session: Bring your creations to life. Learn why intellectual property matters.
Details: This webinar series is being presented with the Department of National Defence to its Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program participants to explain trademarks, patents, trade secrets, industrial designs and copyright, and to explain how protecting innovations creates an edge over competitors. It will also outline what to consider when developing an IP strategy in order to help extract value from IP, protect business from competitors, gain a competitive advantage, or take business abroad.
Date: February 5, 2020


Advocates' Society Dinner

The Advocates' Society
February 6, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Attendee: Laura MacDonald
Details: Advocates' Society Dinner 
Toronto, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.


DM@X 2020: What's in the Future for Canadian Creators?

Digital Media At The Crossroads (DM@X)
February 7 - 8, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Attendee: Catherine Lovrics
Details: DM@X 2020: What's in the Future for Canadian Creators?
Toronto, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


Networking Session for Non-Academic Careers

University of Toronto
February 10, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Panelist: Shuo Xing
Session: Networking Session for Non-Academic Careers
Organizer: ChemClub & the Department of Chemistry
Date: February 10, 2020
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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Year in Review in IP Law 2020 - Copyright Law Update

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
February 11, 2020
Online Toggle

Speakers: Catherine Lovrics & Amrita V. Singh
Session: Year in Review in IP Law 2020 - Copyright Law Update
Date: February 11, 2020
Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Artificial Intelligence, Invention and Intellectual Property

DisGovr Canada
February 12, 2020
Ottawa, ON Toggle

Panelist: Bhupinder Randhawa
Title: Artificial Intelligence, Invention and Intellectual Property
Session: Emerging Technologies Stream
Conference: DisGovr GovTech Summit and Expo
Date: February 12, 2020
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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2nd Annual Future of Transportation and Mobility Series

Innovation Factory
February 12, 2020
Hamiton, ON Toggle

Attendee: James Raakman
Details: 2nd Annual Future of Transportation and Mobility Series
Hamiton, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


Advisor Seminar: Critical Updates for 2020

RIC Centre
February 12, 2020
Mississauga, ON Toggle

Speaking Engagement
Speakers: Stephen Beney & Joanna Ma
Session: Advisor Seminar: Critical Updates for 2020
Date: February 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

For more information and to register, please click here
 


Future of Cannabis Industry in the U.S. and Canada CLE

The Knowledge Group
February 12, 2020
Online Toggle

Speaking Engagement
Speaker: Amanda Branch
Session: Future of Cannabis Industry in the U.S. and Canada CLE
Date: February 12, 2020
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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2020 CSUSA Midwinter Meeting

Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA)
February 13 - 15, 2020
Litchfield Park, AZ Toggle

Attendee: Catherine Lovrics

Details: 2020 CSUSA Midwinter Meeting

Litchfield Park, AZ

For more information and to register, please click here.


Blockchain Technology Symposium 2020

Ryerson University & Fields Institute
February 18 - 20, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Attendee: Paul Horbal
Details: Blockchain Technology Symposium 2020
Toronto, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


Protecting Your Company’s IP 

Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
February 19, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Speaker: Brigitte Chan
Session: Protecting Your Company’s IP 
Conference: 10th In-House Counsel Summit
Date: February 19, 2020
Time: 10:55 a.m. to 11:25 a.m

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


A Roadmap For Canada’s Biotech Future: Ontario’s Engineering Biology Leadership Speakers

Life Sciences Ontario (LSO)
February 20, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Attendees: Ainslie Parsons & Herman Cheung
Details: A Roadmap For Canada’s Biotech Future: Ontario’s Engineering Biology Leadership  Speakers
Toronto, ON

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12th Annual Fox IP Moot

The Harold G. Fox Moot
February 21 - 22, 2020

U of T Law Welcome Day Meet-and-Greet

University of Toronto Faculty of Law
February 21, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Attendee: Christopher Bury
Details: U of T Law Welcome Day Meet-and-Greet
Toronto, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


February 2020 Pitch Night

CBA Catalysts of Brampton
February 24, 2020
Brampton, ON Toggle

Attendees: Stephen Beney & Reshika Dhir
Details: February 2020 Pitch Night
Brampton, ON

For more information and to register, please click here.
 


IP Update: Subject Matter, Strategy and More

Bereskin & Parr LLP
February 27, 2020
Toronto, ON Toggle

Join Bereskin & Parr on Thursday, February 27, as we discuss hot topics in IP including CRISPR, Cannabis, AI as well as trade secrets and patent strategies! Sessions will be offered in the morning and afternoon with a complimentary breakfast and lunch. Please feel free to join us for any or all of the sessions by contacting marketing@bereskinparr.com. 

Location: MaRS Discovery District

Agenda

8:30 a.m.    |    Registration and Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION - Moderated by Micheline Gravelle

9:00 a.m.    |    Life Sciences Update - Patenting Life Science Inventions and Extending Patent Terms
 Melanie Szweras

9:40 a.m.    |    CRISPR IP – Battles and Other Patent Tribulations 
 Carmela De Luca

10:20 a.m.    |    Coffee Break

10:35 a.m.    |    Cannabis Update: Patenting and Regulatory Requirements for Edibles 
 Laurence MacPhie and Amanda Branch

11:20 a.m.    |    Trade Secrets from Biotech to High Tech 
 Noel Courage

12:00 p.m.    |    One Hour Networking Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION - Moderated by Bhupinder Randhawa 

1:00 p.m.    |    Managing IP Risks 
 Cameron Gale

1:40 p.m.    |    Designing and Implementing a Cohesive IP Strategy
 Victor Krichker

2:20 p.m.    |    Coffee Break

2:40 p.m.    |    Artificial Intelligence IP Update 
 Joanna Ma

3:20 p.m.    |    Leveraging & Enforcing IP 
 Bhupinder Randhawa

4:00 p.m.    |    Closing Remarks

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