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About Jeremy de Beer

I shape ideas about technology innovation, intellectual property, and global trade & development.
I am a Full Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa, as well as a practicing lawyer and expert consultant. My work helps solve practical challenges related to innovation in the digital economy, life science industries, clean tech sector, and related fields.
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Present Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Present Full Professor, University of Ottawa



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Technology Innovation (66)

Social and economic change happens when new technologies disrupt old ideas. I study how law and business can bring about progress through open and collaborative innovation

Intellectual Property (23)

Control over information shapes the global knowledge economy. My research seeks to understand and influence the law of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and secrets.