Eighth Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium

Friday, November 15, 2019 - 08:30 to 15:00
Location: 
Rosalie Silberman Abella Moot Court Room, Jackman Law Building, 78 Queen's Park


Colloquium Program (PDF)

Opening Remarks

Prof. Simon Stern, University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Chief Justice Paul Crampton, Federal Court of Canada

Panels and Presentations

Panel 1: The Ins and Outs of Non-Infringing Alternatives
Moderator: Justice Robert Barnes, Federal Court of Canada

Sheldon Hamilton, Smart & Biggar, "Infringing but not responsible: Exceptions to infringement" (PDF)
Jordana Sanft, Norton Rose Fulbright, "Patent infringement - Inducement" (PDF)
Sandon Shogilev, Goodmans LLP, "Non-infringing Alternatives" (PDF)

Panel 2: Protective Agreements and Confidentiality Orders – The State of Play (PDF)
Moderator: Justice George Locke, Federal Court of Canada

Trent Horne, Aird & Berlis LLP
Kavita Ramamoorthy, Fineberg Ramamoorthy LLP
Kamleh Nicola, Baker McKenzie

Panel 3: File Wrapper History (coming to a theatre near you: what it will mean)
Moderator: Prothonotary Angela Furlanetto, Federal Court of Canada

Michael Crinson, Aitken Klee LLP, "Opening Pandora’s Box: Use of file wrapper history (what  it  will  mean)" (PDF)
Nancy Pei, Smart & Biggar, "Use of prosecution history in the United States, UK and Australia" (PDF)
Joshua Spicer, Bereskin & Parr LLP, "Use of the prosecution file history to construe claims in Canadian litigation" (PDF)


For Ontario lawyers, this program is eligible for up to 6 Substantive Hours.


Eighth Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium poster