Vanessa Udy
Vanessa Udy

Lawyer

Coming soon.

Selected Presentations & Publications

“Intellectual Property – What’s in it for Indigenous People(s)?” Ch’nook Indigenous Business Education (Vancouver, October 22, 2016)


“Teepees and Trade-Marks: Aboriginal Peoples, Stereotypes and Intellectual Property” Intellectual Property Issues in Cultural Heritage (Montreal, April 16, 2015)

“Victory Through Honour: Reconciling Canadian Intellectual Property Laws with Kwakwaka’wakw
Cultural Property Laws” (LL.M. Thesis, University of Victoria, 2018) link

“The Appropriation of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage: Examining the Uses and Pitfalls of the Canadian Intellectual Property Regime”, IPinCH Blog post (November 19, 2015) link

CONTACT DETAILS

Vanessa Udy

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Assistant: Nancy Valencia

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Professional Standing

Member, Barreau du Québec (2009)

Member, Law Society of B.C. (2018))

Awards

Finalist, Young Quebecers Leading the Way Award (2015)

Finalist, Young Bar Association of Montreal, Prix “Les leaders de demain” (leadership award), pro bono category (2015)

Other Activities

When she’s not working or caring for her beloved dog, Vanessa likes to be involved in her community and supports the work of local environmental organizations and grassroots activists.