CIGI Senior Fellow Myra Tawfik and ILRP Consultant  James Hinton will participate in the fifth annual Association for Canadian Clinical Legal Education conference, "Clinics, Classrooms and Community: Clinical Legal Education at a Crossroads."

With Wissam Aoun, their session, "Establishing Intellectual Property Law Clinics within the Entrepreneurship Eco-system: One Step Forward, Ten Steps Back," will explore the efforts to establish an intellectual property law clinic at Windsor Law and at CIGI.

Event Speakers

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James W. Hinton

CIGI Fellow

James W. Hinton is a fellow with the Global Economy Program. His research at CIGI focuses on intellectual property (IP) and innovation. He has worked closely with the Council of Canadian Innovators on Canada’s innovation initiatives and Canada’s national IP strategy.

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Myra J. Tawfik

CIGI Senior Fellow

Myra J. Tawfik is a senior fellow at CIGI, where she leads a project that explores strategies for capacity building in IP literacy, IP strategy and cost-effective IP legal services for start-ups and entrepreneurs. This project also sets out models and best practices for comprehensive IP literacy within the public sector entrepreneurial support system. She is the co-creator (with Karima Bawa) of the CIGI Massive Open Online Course, “Foundations of IP Strategy.” A book on the subject of IP strategy for innovators, co-authored with Karima Bawa, will be published in summer 2019.

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