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Parliamentary Secretary David Lametti to host roundtable on Trans-Pacific Partnership at UNB

Author: Communications

Posted on Mar 24, 2016

Category: UNB Saint John

Members of the UNB and Fredericton community are invited to a roundtable on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) hosted by:

Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, David Lametti

March 30, 2016 | Roundtable: 4 - 5 pm
Location: Carleton Hall, room 139; 19 Macauley Lane, UNB Fredericton campus

The roundtable is part of the series of local consultations led by the Government of Canada, with provincial leaders, local industry representatives, subject matter experts and members of the public on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and on international trade.

About David Lametti

David Lametti was recently a professor of law at McGill University. He was associate dean (academic) between 2008 and 2011. He is a member of the Institute of Comparative Law, and was a founding member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP); he served as its director from 2009 to 2012. Professor Lametti obtained a B.A. in economics and political science from the University of Toronto in 1985, and received his common and civil law degrees from McGill in 1989. He received an LL.M. from the Yale Law School in 1991, and a doctorate in law at Oxford University; his thesis was entitled “Ethical Aspects of the Theory and Practice of Private Property”. Professor Lametti was a clerk to Justice Peter Cory of the Supreme Court of Canada in 1989-90. He is an internationally-recognized expert in property and intellectual property, with numerous publications, and has taught or lectured in many of the world’s most well-known universities.

Media contact: Hannah Classen