UNB Law

Norman Siebrasse cited by the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal

Ed Bowes

Posted: March 9, 2021 9:00:00 AM AST

Category: Faculty



Professor Norman Siebrasse was recently cited in several judicial decisions at both the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. In Apotex Inc v Janssen Inc 2021 FCA 45 the Federal Court of Appeal cited Professor Siebrasse’s work on the utility requirement in patent law, noting his observation that there is no sharp distinction between demonstrated utility and utility based on sound...

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UNB Law students win big at McKelvey Cup

Ed Bowes

Posted: March 4, 2021 2:00:00 PM AST

Category: Students



Congratulations to team UNB Law who took home 6 of 8 awards at the 20th annual McKelvey Cup Moot. The McKelvey Cup is a trial-level moot which sees mooters deliver direct and cross-examinations of witnesses (played by professional actors) as well as an opening or closing statement. The defense team of Erik Arsenault (3L) and James Pinchak (2L) won second place overall, while the Crown...

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Prof. Hilary Young contributes to Non-consensual Disclosure of Intimate Images tort adopted by the ULCC

Ed Bowes

Posted: January 25, 2021 4:00:00 PM AST

Category: Faculty



For more than two years, UNB Law Associate Professor Hilary Young and Associate Professor Emily Laidlaw of the University of Calgary have worked on a law reform project examining the non-consensual disclosure of intimate images (or “revenge porn”). As of Dec. 31, 2020, the Uniform Law Conference of Canada (ULCC) has adopted its Uniform Non-consensual Disclosure of Intimate Images...

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