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Course Name Intellectual Property Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
Course Code LAWL 6706
Course Credits 3.0
Pre/Anti-requisites Anti-requisite: LAW 6706 - Intellectual Property Challenges in the Twenty-First Century
Course Description

In this course, students will analyze issues that are currently challenging courts, policy-makers and socio-economic and cultural practices in Canada and internationally. Issues to be examined may include peer-to-peer file sharing, fair dealing and fair use, digital rights management (DRMs), data protection, freelance authorship and publishing, branding, geographical indications, commercialization of IP and university spin-outs, IP and traditional knowledge, IP and biotechnology, and IP and development. The goal is to consider various policy alternatives to respond to these challenges and develop a refined understanding of the implications of each alternative.

Upcoming Offerings

Winter 2022

Specialization Intellectual Property Law
Status Elective
CPD Hours Eligible LSO CPD: 12h Substantive Professional LLM courses may be eligible for CPD/MCLE credits in other Canadian jurisdictions. To inquire about credit eligibility, please email cpd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Status N/A

All courses and schedules are subject to change.