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Sunday, April 15 • 10:30am - 11:00am
Keynote: Dr. Ruth Okediji

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Our final keynote will be Ruth L. Okediji, the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Berkman-Klein Center. A board member at Creative Commons, she is a leading expert on international IP law and international economic regulation. Last year, she published the book Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions with Cambridge University Press. She is the author of widely cited books on copyright and intellectual property and is regularly cited for her work on IP in developing countries. The recipient of numerous teaching, mentoring, and research awards, she is an editor and reviewer of the Journal of World Intellectual Property, and has chaired the Association of American Law Schools Committee on Law and Computers, its Committee on Intellectual Property, and its Nominating Committee for Officers and Members of the Executive Committee. She served as the Chief Technical Expert and Lead Negotiator for the Delegation of Nigeria to the 2013 WIPO Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities (Marrakesh VIP Treaty). In 2015-2016, Okediji was appointed to High Level Panel on Access to Medicines at the United Nations. Professor Okediji’s remarks will consider the state of International Copyright, the recently implemented Marrakesh Treaty, WIPO, and international copyright law and exceptions in her keynote.

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Dr. Ruth Okediji

Our final keynote will be Ruth L. Okediji, the Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor of Law at Harvard University and Co-Director of the Berkman-Klein Center. A board member at Creative Commons, she is a leading expert on international IP law and international economic regulation. Last year, she published the book Copyright Law in an Age of Limitations and Exceptions with Cambridge University Press. She is the author of widely cited books on copyright and intellectual property and is regularly cited for her work on IP in developing countries. The recipient of numerous teaching, mentoring, and research awards, she is an editor and reviewer of the Journal of World Intellectual Property, and has chaired the Association of American Law Schools Committee on Law and Computers, its Committee on Intellectual Property, and its Nominating Committee for Officers and Members of the Executive Committee. She served as the Chief Technical Expert and Lead Negotiator for the Delegation of Nigeria to the 2013 WIPO Diplomatic Conference to Conclude a Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works by Visually Impaired Persons and Persons with Print Disabilities (Marrakesh VIP Treaty). In 2015-2016, Okediji was appointed to High Level Panel on Access to Medicines at the United Nations. Professor Okediji’s remarks will consider the state of International Copyright, the recently implemented Marrakesh Treaty, WIPO, and international copyright law and exceptions in her keynote.Photo from... Read More →



Sunday April 15, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
SoCo Ballroom "A+B+C" 3rd floor, Delta Toronto Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto ON

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