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Dr. Michael Geist - TPP, IP and Digital Policy

The Trans-Pacific Partnership has been hailed as a great trade break through by some. Others, such as Paul Krugman, have criticized its intellectual property provisions and down-played the trade gains. Even under the new federal Liberal administration, details on likely impacts of the deal seem hard to come by. In 2015, at the height of the initial public discussion, Dr. Michael Geist had a 50-day series of blog posts on the topic. He has kindly consented to speak in a webinar about his perspectives on the deal.

More detail is available at this link. http://www.michaelgeist.ca/tech-law-topics/tpp/

CABE is pleased to host a Webinar with Dr. Michael Geist to discuss his perspectives.

Dr. Michael Geist is a law professor at the University of Ottawa where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law. He has obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, Master of Laws (LL.M.) degrees from Cambridge University in the UK and Columbia Law School in New York, and a Doctorate in Law (J.S.D.) from Columbia Law School. Dr. Geist is a syndicated columnist on technology law issues with his regular column appearing in the Toronto Star, the Hill Times, and the Tyee. Dr. Geist is the editor of several copyright books including The Copyright Pentalogy: How the Supreme Court of Canada Shook the Foundations of Canadian Copyright Law (2013, University of Ottawa Press), From “Radical Extremism” to “Balanced Copyright”: Canadian Copyright and the Digital Agenda (2010, Irwin Law) and In the Public Interest: The Future of Canadian Copyright Law (2005, Irwin Law), the editor of several monthly technology law publications, and the author of a popular blog on Internet and intellectual property law issues.