San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join Professor Myra J. Tawfik, CIGI Senior Fellow, Professor of Law and Academic Director of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of Windsor to discuss basic principles of copyright law including:
- What researchers can and can not do with copyright material
- The relationship between open access and copyright law
- Whether activities like posting articles and/or links to articles on academic websites/blogs are lawful
Please contact Oleg Stukalov if you would like more information.
Myra J. Tawfik, Background
Myra J. Tawfik is a CIGI Senior Fellow leading a project that explores strategies for the cost-effective and meaningful provision of intellectual property legal services for start-ups and entrepreneurs in Canada. This project will develop a set of recommendations for providing a comprehensive intellectual property and business law services within the public sector entrepreneurial support system.
In addition to her role at CIGI, Myra is professor of law and the academic director of the Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship Clinic at the University of Windsor. She was recognized for her research excellence and activity with CIGI at the University of Windsor’s 2014 Celebration of Excellence in Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity. Her area of expertise relates to intellectual property law, especially copyright law and she has spoken and published widely on the subject. She is currently completing a book on the nineteenth century origins of Canadian copyright law.
When & Where
Laurier Office of Research Services
The Office of Research Services supports the growth and expansion of research and scholarly activity at Laurier. Our goal is to assist researchers in obtaining the resources necessary for pursuing their research activities, including knowledge mobilization. The office provides assistance to faculty at all stages of applying for and administering research funding.