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Fellowship Course
Advanced Intellectual Property - Trademarks & Copyright

January 7, 2016 - March 10, 2016 | 6.00 PM - 9.00 PM, Thursday nights


The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario ("ILCO") is excited about offering a fellowship program on Advanced Intellectual Property - Trademarks & Copyright for Law Clerks.

Instructor: Catherine Douglas

This course will fully cover all aspects of trademarks at the working level....  including "special marks” (protected, geographical indications, industrial designs, etc.) plus their use in advertising and marketing,  on the social web and also as domain addresses, metatags and key words in advertising via  search engines, and also on social networks. ...together with securing, protecting/defending, and working with both senior management and marketing/brand/sales professionals.   The course will also review the changes being put into place as a result of the recent trade treaties, with an outline of the impact full changes coming when put into force.  At the end of the course, students should be able to fully support and understand their lawyer and/or agent managers on an effect entrant understanding manner, whether taking care of the databases, tickler systems or helping clients understand the processes. ‚Äč

About ILCO Fellowship Courses

A Fellowship course is an in-depth, advanced level course that examines a specific substantive area of law.  Students are examined at the conclusion of each course and must receive 60% or higher to successfully complete the course.  Upon successful completion of the course, ILCO issues a grade report within 90 days of the exam date and a certificate of recognition of this academic achievement.  When applying for a Fellow Membership, students must complete two different fellowship courses to meet the education requirement, as well as the criteria listed on the membership application.