The University of Windsor has moved to an “essential service only” model. Learn More.

Myra Tawfik

Professor Myra Tawfik appears on TVO's The Agenda

Last spring, the Ontario government struck an expert panel on intellectual property to help figure out ways to get businesses to better capitalize on their innovations and inventions. That panel delivered its recommendations this month. One of the findings was that there's not enough understanding of this entrepreneurial opportunity.

Professor Myra Tawfik to receive Distinguished University Professor appointment

Effective July 1, 2020 Windsor Law Professor Myra Tawfik, will be promoted to the rank of Distinguished University Professor. This is the University of Windsor’s highest rank, and it recognizes Professor Tawfik’s many talents as an innovative research scholar and teacher. Professor Tawfik will be awarded the title during the University of Windsor’s spring Convocation ceremony.

Professor Myra Tawfik named Tech Researcher of the Year

Windsor Law professor Myra Tawfik was named Tech Researcher of the Year at an awards reception Oct. 26, organized by the WEtech Alliance.

Professor Tawfik, has led a number of projects designed to provide start-ups and innovators with access to legal services to protect their inventions.

Prof Tawfik and LTEC Lab Scholar-in-Residence contribute to Globe and Mail

Windsor Law professor Myra Tawfik (left) along with LTEC Lab scholar-in-residence Karima Bawa wrote an opinion piece for the Globe and Mail regarding the arms race of innovation and intellectual property being critical to Canadian efforts.

The authors note that we are witnessing a surge of new technologies and an aggressive pursuit for global dominance through IP ownership. In an economic race to the top, if Canada donesn't step up our IP game we risk being left behind.