Cinar v Robinson – CLaw and McGill’s Copyright Pub Night

Image from: http://excesscopyright.blogspot.ca/2012/05/curious-case-of-various-robinson.html

What: uOttawa CLaw and McGill’s Copyright Pub Night
When: Tues, Feb 12th, 8:00 pm (Pub Night); Wed, Feb 13th, 9:30am (SCC Hearing, Cinar v Robinson)
Where: Fox and Feather, 283 Elgin Street (Pub Night); SCC, 301 Wellington Street (SCC Hearing, Cinar v Robinson)

Cinar v Robinson is being heard before the SCC on Wednesday, February 13th. This is a a copyright case determining whether the cartoon from a mid-nineties series (“Robinson Sucroë”) represents a substantial reproduction of “Robinson Curiosité” – an educational TV series for children. Students from McGill Law will be joining students from uOttawa CLaw to attend the hearing. All are invited to attend. The hearing starts at 9:30am at the Supreme Court, which is located at 301 Wellington Street.

There will also be a pub night on Tuesday, February 12th, at the Fox and Feather with students and professors from both schools. This will be a great opportunity to meet fellow law students, professors and members of the community interested in copyright and creative industries. Join us for drinks, food, and good times!

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