This course is taught by Michael Geist and Philippa Lawson. The course provides students with the opportunity to work in Canada's first technology law public interest clinic. Recently established at the University of Ottawa, the clinic will be engaged in advocacy and policy work related to a wide range of technology law issues including privacy, free speech, intellectual property rights, and e-commerce concerns. Clinic work will include:
- Public advocacy including work on privacy claims, domain name disputes, and other public interest litigation.
- Public policy advocacy including submissions on government policy consultations.
- Public education initiatives including the development of web-based education materials and public reports.