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Prof. Pina D’Agostino
Prof. Pina D’AgostinoProfessor – Osgoode Hall Law School

Professor Giuseppina D’Agostino joined the Osgoode Hall Law School faculty in 2006 and brings creativity and passion to her role as Founder and Director of IP Osgoode, the Intellectual Property Law and Technology Program at Osgoode. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the IPilogue (, the first IP law blog of its kind, and Founder and Director of Osgoode’s IP Intensive and Innovation Clinic. Before her appointment at Osgoode, she was recruited by the federal government’s Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) program for the Department of Canadian Heritage and worked at the Copyright Policy Branch.

She completed her doctoral and masters’ studies with distinction at the University of Oxford where she was a Lecturer in Law and the recipient of various scholarships including a SSHRC fellowship. She is the deputy Editor for the Intellectual Property Journal (IPJ) and previously was an associate at a large firm in Toronto.

In 2012, she was awarded two SSHRC grants for her work;

  • Triggering Innovation: Transnational Partnership for the Mobilization of Intellectual Property Policy and Practices
  • Fostering Innovation in Canada through Intellectual Property Law

Professor D’Agostino is currently working with Professor David Vaver on the second edition of Copyright Law published by Irwin Law. For the academic year 2013-14, Professor D’Agostino is on sabbatical and is a Visiting Scholar at Stanford University.