The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC) has obtained a major grant from The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) as part of their 2015-2016 Contributions Program for a research project entitled “Open Data, Open Citizens? The Private Sector Beneficiaries of Government Open Data Policies and the Consequences for Privacy”.
uOttawa’s intellectual property mooting team achieved new successes for the school by taking two of the top six spots for best speaker at the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot. Giantommaso Colaneri was the third best speaker in the entire competition, while Laurel Hogg was tied for sixth place.
The Samuelson-Glushko Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic at the University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law is intervening an important Supreme Court case about copyright and technological neutrality. CBC v SODRAC concerns royalties payable by broadcasters for digital copies of music embedded in television programs.
Current PhD student and Common Law graduate Kristen Thomasen (’12) recently authored an Op-Ed for The Globe and Mail, entitled “We regulate driving. Why not droning?”
Professor Teresa Scassa has been awarded the 2014-2015 Award for Excellence in Research by the Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO).