In May 2019 I co-coordinated a session entitled "Apple v. Samsung: Design Patent Damages After the War" at the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association Spring Meeting
On April 24, 2019 I spoke at Fordham Law School's Hansen Intellectual Property Institute on the topic of Canada's New Patent Term Extension Regime. A copy of this presentation is available on request.
For at least the tenth time I was a judge at the Fox Moot on Intellectual Property held at the Federal Court of Canada court rooms in Toronto. It is encouraging to see the students who come out to perfect their advocacy skills.
On February 1, 2019, I co-ordinated a session entitled "The Art of Persuasion and Effective Negotiation for Tomorrow's Leaders" at the American Intellectual Property Lawyers mid-year meeting.
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is reporting today (October 1, 2018) on the terms of the new US-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement (USMCA). At a high level they are informed by government sources that the following has been agreed:
I chaired the AIPPI Canada report on partial designs debated at the annual conference on September 23-26, 2018
On May 28, 2018, I spoke about Designs and Trade Secrets at the 2018 Technology Law Spring Forum of the Canadian Technology Law Association. A copy of my slide presentation is available on request.
On May 17, 2018, I co-ordinated a session on IoT (the Internet of Things) and on Block Chain Technologies at the Spring Meeting of the American Intellectual Property Lawyers Association in Seattle.
I have just finished chairing and co-authoring the AIPPI Canada Group report on Partial Designs. A copy of this report will published on the AIPPI website or I can provide a copy on request.
On April 6, 2018 I spoke at Fordham Law School on the topic of "Rights Acquired by a Restrictied License" in relation to the Lexmark case A copy of my presentation is available on request. I was also a panelist in the session relating to the plausibility and written description requirement in relation to patents.