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Class 1 – 9/8/17; “Introduction to the Course”

Class 1 – 9/8/17; “Introduction to the Course”

Slides and video of our first class below… Jon

Acceleration to Authenticity: Emerging Trends in Online Legal Education

Acceleration to Authenticity: Emerging Trends in Online Legal Education

For those of you in class on Friday who witnessed me prattling on (hopefully as minimally as possible) about the pedagogical intentions behind what we are embarking on, and somehow are curious about that, you may want to sneak a peak at the slides attached above. They are from a presentation from the day before […]

Crafting Effective EULA’s & ToS’

Crafting Effective EULA’s & ToS’

On Friday June 9, 2017 in Toronto I gave a talk on the strategic essentials of drafting End User License Agreements and Terms of Service to a program on Video Game Law put on by the Ontario Bar Association’s Entertainment, Media & Communications Law, and Information Technology & Intellectual Property Law sections. My original slides […]

“Old Media v. Social Media:  Some Observations”

“Old Media v. Social Media: Some Observations”

In Toronto on April 26, 2017 I participated in The Law Society of Upper Canada’s 2017 Entertainment & Media Law Symposium. The panel I was part of was entitled “#BraveNewWorld: How to Practice Social Media Law.” Being far and away the oldest of the panellists, I proved my age by through my topic “Old Media […]

Trusting Ourselves: Freedom of Thought in Virtual Realities

Trusting Ourselves: Freedom of Thought in Virtual Realities

Again this past April I was honoured to participate in my wonderful colleague, Professor Gaetano Dimita’s outstanding annual international “More Than Just a Game” conference, in London, U.K. The conference was fittingly put on at historic Stationers’ Hall by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, aided and abetted by a group […]