Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property Advice Centre

The IP MAC has been produced by leading experts in the sector, with extensive domestic and international experience in all aspects of IP protection, maintenance and growth.

Focusing on the commercial goals of our users, the IP MAC provides an overview of the delicate transactional aspects that can arise at any time.

Navigating MAC Content:

Content selection: The “Related Guides” tab, located at top right of your screen, is your navigation hub. Core topics break down into more detailed and specific topic areas.

Search results: After selection a collated list of results can be found in the main body of the MAC page.

Document types: Three are currently available for selection:

  • Practice guide

  • Checklist

  • Template precedent

Title selection: Click to view full content page and to print, email or forward on. Via the right hand column, navigate to “Other Guides” and where available, to relevant “Supporting Documents”.

Follow up actions: The bottom section of each page presents a number of actionable options for users:

  • Contact the author

  • Download template (precedents only)

  • Email firm

  • More from this firm

  • View website

  • Meet the experts

In addition to the key search and filtering functionality, the IP MAC offers a number of other useful services, including:

  • Related articles

  • Significant recent cases

  • Useful resources, including relevant associations and sector insight

  • Upcoming events

  • Sponsor details

Our Intellectual Property Advice Centre Experts:

CCCA Events & Resources

[Webcast Replay] Critical Strategies for Advising Start-Ups: Collaboration Between Entrepreneurs, Business and IP Counsel

Jun. 23, 2017
Webcast Replay with Live Chat Online

Innovative and emerging start-ups need critical legal advice that not only protects their interests, but also fits with their often limited budgets. Whether establishing a brand, or developing a technology or product, intellectual property protections are often essential given the potential value of these assets in the future if the business succeeds. Join us as we bring together business and IP lawyers to explore how to work together to best represent start-up clients, and hear directly from a start-up entrepreneur on the unique legal needs of these businesses.

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Significant Recent Cases
Bereskin & Parr has extensive experience in intellectual property litigation. The firm's litigation group advises on and acts in all types of intellectual property matters, from simple trademark disputes to major patent infringement cases.
A list of the most significant cases.
A list of the most recent Trademark cases.
A list of the most recent copyright cases.
Useful Resources
INTA is a global association of trademark owners and professionals.
WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is the patent, trademark, and copyright administration body of Canada.
This database lets you access 94 years of patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study more than 2,180,000 patent documents.
Non-Canadians looking to acquire control of an existing Canadian business or who wish to establish a new Canadian business are conditioned by this Act, and must submit either a Notification or an Application for Review.
Upcoming Events
A list of all upcoming Canadian Bar Association events for Professional Development.
Detailed lists and descriptions of all upcoming events.
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