Sarah O’Flaherty

Sarah O’Flaherty is a first year juris doctor (JD) student at the University of Ottawa. Originally from St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, she completed...

Angela Yeboah-Appiah

Angela Yeboah-Appiah is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa and a Queen Elizabeth Scholars - Advanced Scholars Fellow with Open AIR. Her Doctorate research...

Uche Ijoma

Uchenna Ijoma is a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa, and a Queen Elizabeth Scholars – Advanced Scholars Fellow. Uchenna has an LLM...

Adedamola Adediji

Adedamola ('Damola) Adediji is a PhD student at the University of Ottawa, Canada. His doctoral research focuses on advancing copyright's socioeconomic goals in Africa...

Dominique Diouf

Dominique Diouf is an Open AIR Queen Elizabeth Scholar - Advanced Scholars (QES-AS) Fellow with a strong expertise in corporate sustainability-oriented innovation. He has...

Nailah Ramsoomair

Nailah completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Guelph in Microbiology and French, where she also published her undergraduate thesis analyzing the impacts...

Jessica Hennings

Jessica Hennings is a student in the joint JD/MA program between the University of Ottawa and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs at...

Alexandra Mogyoros

Alexandra Mogyoros is a DPhil candidate in law at St. Peter’s College, University of Oxford. She is a former Research Assistant and Fellow of...

Ikechi Mgbeoji

Dr. Ikechi Mgbeoji is a Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. In addition to his present position at York, Mgbeoji was sworn...

Darren O’Toole

Prof. Darren O’Toole teaches Aboriginal Law, Indigenous Legal Philosophy, and Philosophy of Law at the University of Ottawa. Throughout his studies in Political Science,...

Tesh Dagne

Dr. Tesh Dagne’s areas of research interest include: national and international intellectual property (IP) law; IP and development; IP and agri-biotechnology innovations; indigenous knowledge...

Larry Chartrand

Prof. Larry Chartrand has been an active faculty member in the Common Law Section of the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law since 1994....

Bassem Awad

Dr. Bassem Awad focuses his research at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on intersections between IP rights and climate change technology innovation....

Uchenna Ugwu

Uchenna Felicia Ugwu is a lawyer and academic researcher with over ten years’ experience extensively investigating the relationship between Intellectual Property (IP) norms, innovation...

Nicole Tumaine

Nicole is currently in her second year of a joint J.D./M.A. at the University of Ottawa and the Norman Patterson School of International Affairs...

Chukwuka Okwuosa

Chukwuka completed his LL.M. with a Concentration in Law and Technology in 2020 at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Currently, Chukwuka is a Research...

Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou

Thomas Mboa just received his PhD at the Université Laval in Québec City. His PhD explored makerspaces in francophone Africa. His thesis fieldwork was partially funded by Open AIR, resulting a comparison...

Clarence Lakpini

Clarence Lakpini is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of Ottawa, where his research explores the Fourth Industrial Revolution and its nexus with...

Sileshi Hirko

Sileshi Bedasi Hirko just recieved his PhD under the co-supervision of Professors Chidi Oguamanam and Jeremy de Beer at the University of Ottawa. His...

Kelsea Gillespie

Kelsea is in the third year of a joint J.D. / M.A. at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University, focusing on International Law...

Abdelhamid Benhmade

Abdelhamid Benhmade is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in development studies at the University of Ottawa. He specializes in development and the private sector. Abdelhamid...

Dianah Byaruhanga Ajuna

Dianah Byaruhanga Ajuna is a PhD in law student and research fellow with Open African Innovation Research (Open AIR) Network, at the Faculty of...

Ofonmbuk Esther Ekong

Esther Ekong is a PhD (Law) Candidate at the University of Ottawa, Canada. Her PhD research thesis is titled: The role of intellectual property rights...

Victoria Schorr

Victoria Schorr is a sub-Saharan Africa specialist with nearly 15 years of experience analysing African politics, economics, trade, and business. She holds an MSc...

Chris Armstrong

Dr. Chris Armstrong works for Open AIR in both Canada and South Africa — based at the Centre for Law, Technology and Society (CLTS),...

Chidi Oguamanam

Prof. Chidi Oguamanam joined the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section) at the University of Ottawa in July 2011 and is affiliated with the...

Jeremy de Beer

Prof. Jeremy de Beer works at the intersection of technology, intellectual property (IP), international trade, and development and is affiliated with the Centre for...