Hot-Button Topics in Intellectual Property Law – Emerging Technology Edition


Emerging Technology Edition

With the growing amount of news on emerging technologies and the increase in funding for innovation, this year’s program will be themed around emerging technologies. Our Blakes lawyers and patent agents highlight the key elements of each topic and provide forecasts and constructive recommendations.

Moderator and Introduction to the Innovation Landscape in Canada – Brett Slaney


  • Gary Daniel – Get Ready for the Wide World of eSports and iSports
  • Santosh Chari – CRISPR Technology: Tailored Genes Are Around The Corner
  • Jake Gilbert and Chris Jones – Collaborating in the Innovation Environment
  • David Feldman  Cleverly Contracting for Cybersecurity
  • Wendy Mee – Pass the Salt: Getting the Personal Out of Personal Information
  • Anthony Prenol and Antonio Turco – The Perils of Youth: The Most Common Mistakes of Emerging Companies
  • Leah Rodin – 3D Printing of Human Organs
  • Marc Shewchun – Show Me the Money: How to Get It from the Government
  • Wilfred So – The Real IP in Artificial Intelligence and How to Protect It
  • Alice Tseng – The Regulatory Impact on Technology in the Cannabis Industry: A Growing Field
  • Laura Weinrib – New Companies, New Advertising Strategies: New Things to Know to Keep the Regulator Away
  • Thomas Wong – Making Emerging Technologies Work for Everyone


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