Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Mistrale Goudreau holds an LL.L. from the Université of Montréal (Faculté de Droit, Montréal, 1979) and an LL.M. in Commercial Law from the London School of Economics and Political Science, (Department of Law, London, England, 1981). She has been a member of the Quebec Bar since 1981 and is full professor at the Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa where she teaches since 1982. Her teaching responsibilities deal with intellectual property, law and technology and statutory interpretation. She has been also lecturer and visiting professor at the Faculty of law of the University of Montréal, at the Faculty of Law of the University of Nantes (France), and at the Canadian Foreign Service Institute (CFSI) in Ottawa, as well as research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Patent-, Urheber- und Wettbewerbsrecht (Munich, Germany) and consultant for the Government of Canada. In the past, Mistrale Goudreau has acted as the executive director of the Council of Canadian Law Deans and as the assistant dean for clinical and applied teaching and the vice-dean of the Civil Law Section of the University of Ottawa. She is a member of the executive committee of the editorial board of Les cahiers de propriété intellectuelle. She published numerous articles on copyright, unfair competition, legislative drafting and legal theory. She authored a book entitled International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Intellectual Property Canada, (Alphen aan den Rijn (Netherland), Kluwer Law International, 2013).