David Lametti: “Innovating Trademarks”

This keynote was recorded at “Following the Signs: New Directions in Trademark Law”, a one day symposium organised on May 8th, 2017 at the University of Ottawa by the Centre for Law, Technology and Society.


About the speaker

David Lametti is the Member of Parliament representing LaSalle-Émard-Verdun and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. He was Parliamentary Secretary, International Trade between December 2015 and January 2017. Mr. Lametti was recently a Professor of Law at McGill University. He was Associate Dean (Academic) between 2008 and 2011. He is a Member of the Institute of Comparative Law, and was a founding Member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP); he served as its Director from 2009 to 2012. He obtained a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from the University of Toronto in 1985, and received his Common and Civil law degrees from McGill in 1989. Mr. Lametti received an LL.M. from the Yale Law School in 1991, and a doctorate in law at Oxford University. From 1989-90, he was a clerk to Justice Peter Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada. He is an internationally-recognized expert in property and intellectual property, with numerous publications, and has taught or lectured in many of the world’s most well-known universities in French, English and Italian.

This content has been updated on July 3, 2017 at 12:50 PM.