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Law Meets Engineering - From University innovation to technology product

Date & time
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Registration is closed


Jean-Nicolas Delage


This event is free


Danielle Pollak

Wheel chair accessible


In this lecture of the Law Meets Engineering series, guest speaker Jean-Nicolas Delage, partner in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group at Osler, will discuss the topic of intellectual property.

Me Delage will explore the following topics:

  • What is Intellectual Property? (Copyright, Trademarks, Patents, Trade secrets)
  • Chain of Title issues (IP ownership issues with founders; IP ownership issues with consultants, subcontractors, employees and interns)
  • Licensing vs Assignments
  • Governmental grant with respect to intellectual property
  • The importance of patents for start ups

Senior engineering students in the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science are invited to attend, as well as lawyers, and the general public.

Advance registration is mandatory for this lecture. Light refreshments will be served.

To participating lawyers: Verification of the admissibility of this lecture (for 1.5 hours) has been submitted to the Bar of Quebec.

Law Meets Engineering lecture series

Concordia Jurist-in-Residence Morton Minc is launching a series of eight law-related lectures given by lawyers geared towards undergraduate engineering students. These lectures will tackle topics that will be very useful in the professional life of future engineers.

Jean-Nicolas Delage


Jean-Nicolas Delage is a partner in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group at Osler. He specializes in intellectual property strategy and transactions for emerging and high growth companies. He advises clients on intellectual property issues in relation to the standardization process as well as contributing to developing intellectual property strategies for research consortiums, some of which include businesses, universities, and research centres.

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