CIGI ILRP Consultation Workshop: Emerging International Law Issues Related to Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge & Cultural Expression: From Community Knowledge to a Knowledge Community

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Royal York Hotel, Toronto, Canada
Private Event: Workshop
May 14

Participation in this event is by invitation only

The purpose of this one-day consultation workshop is to discuss the topic of Emerging International Law Issues Related to Biodiversity, Traditional Knowledge & Cultural Expression, to develop a more detailed research agenda and strategy in relation to this aspect of international intellectual property law, and to identify research partners who would be interested in collaborating with CIGI. The International Law Research Program (ILRP) is looking to build research partnerships with individuals and institutions with interest and expertise on this topic. 

Event Speakers

As director of international law at CIGI, Oonagh Fitzgerald established and oversees CIGI’s international law research agenda, which includes policy-relevant research on issues of international economic law, environmental law, intellectual property law and innovation, and Indigenous law.

Bassem Awad is a senior fellow and was previously the deputy director of International Intellectual Property Law and Innovation at CIGI.