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IP Education - Are Canadian Law Schools Doing Enough to Support Innovation_survey_data

IP Education - Are Canadian Law Schools Doing Enough to Support Innovation_survey_data

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Intellectual property education in Canada
Intellectual property education in Canada

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Professor Victor Nabhan has taught at Laval University (Intellectual Property,
Contract law) from 1970 until 1999. During this period, he also served as a
consultant to the Quebec Ministry of Culture and acted as legal advisor to the
Federal Ministry of Justice for 4 consecutive revisions of Canadian Copyright
law. Since 1996 he is also the president of ALAI (Association Littéraire et
Artistique Internationale), founded in 1879 by Victor Hugo. ALAI was
responsible for the drafting of the Berne Convention for the protection of
Litterary and Artistic works, adopted in 1886.
From1999 to end of 2005, he was a senior consultant to WIPO ( World
Intellectual Property Organisation), advising developing countries in drafting
national legislations compliant with international treaties, devising capacity
building strategic plans, and participating in training courses and seminars
designed to different stakeholders: judges, lawyers, government officials,
business community, collective management societies, university students,
creators associations, etc.
Since 2006, he acts as a freelance, combining activities of :
1) of counsel with the law firm of Kimbrough et Associés in Paris
2 ) teaching IP international law in a number of universities (Canada, France,
UK, developing countries)
3) advising developing countries mainly in the Middle East and the Western
Balkans in the field of IP.

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