Event Description

World Intellectual Property Day: IP and sports – Panel and networking

Date and time
April 26, 2019 at 13:00 to 15:00 ( EST )
University of Ottawa
Desmarais building, room 12102
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario, K1N 6N5
In Person

Registration deadline April 26, 2019

To celebrate the 2019 World Intellectual Property (IP) Day, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the Centre for International Governance Innovation are pleased to invite you to a panel discussion on IP in sports innovation. The panel will be followed by a networking session and reception.

This is a great opportunity for IP and sport enthusiasts to connect and explore how IP supports the global sports landscape and contributes to the innovations that improve the way we play.

The panel discussion will feature industry-leading lawyers specialized in sports law, as well as leading sports innovators, who will discuss the significance of IP in the sports industry. The panel includes:

  • Susan H. Abramovitch, partner, Gowling WLG
  • Blaine Hoshizaki, director, Neurotrauma Impact Science Lab, University of Ottawa
  • Dr. Daniel Abram, chief technology officer, Shield-X Technology, Vancouver
  • Jonathan Thériault, lead engineer, HockeyShot

There will be a question and answer period following the discussion. Light refreshments will be served.

Who should attend: entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers, sports organizations, non-profit organizations and anyone interested in IP and sports innovation.

Although the session is presented primarily in English, participants are encouraged to communicate in their preferred official language (English or French).

Registration is mandatory—register early to reserve your spot.


For more information,     Email Event Support Team

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