Pascale Chapdelaine

Pascale Chapdelaine is Associate Professor at the University of Windsor, Faculty of Law. Her research looks at the interaction between intellectual property, property and contracts, as well as consumer and privacy law, as they relate to emerging technologies, business processes, media and platforms.

Her book Copyright User Rights, Contracts and the Erosion of Property (Oxford University Press, 2017) explores the rights users have to works protected by copyright (e.g. books, software, music, films) in an ever changing technological environment. Pascale Chapdelaine has received various awards for her research and publications, including a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Award (SSHRC). She is Co-Founder of Windsor Law LTECLab www.lteclab.comProfessor Chapdelaine teaches Contracts, Intellectual Property Law and Consumer Law.

Pascale Chapdelaine has held teaching and fellowship appointments at different Universities worldwide, including the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society (Germany), the K.U. Leuven Faculty of Law (Belgium), the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law (OIPRC, St-Peter’s College), the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, and the Faculty of Law at the University of Otago (New Zealand). She is a Research Affiliate of IP Osgoode, and is a member of the International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property (ATRIP).

Prior to joining the Faculty of Law in 2014, Pascale Chapdelaine practised law for over fourteen years as Vice-President and legal counsel at Bell Canada and BCE Inc. in intellectual property and commercial law, and as associate at the Montreal-based law firm Lavery de Billy in corporate, commercial and securities law. She holds an L.L.B.& B.C.L. from Mc Gill University Faculty of Law, an LL.M from the K.U. Leuven Faculty of Law (Belgium) and a Ph.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School. She is called to the Bar of Ontario and le Barreau du Québec.

Sa langue maternelle est le français et elle parle aussi couramment le néerlandais (Dutch).