The Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA) is the national voice and forum for in-house counsel in Canada.

Our members are lawyers practicing in corporations, business enterprises, associations, institutions, not-for-profit organizations, government and regulatory boards and agencies, Crown corporations, and regional or municipal corporations. We also welcome associate members from law firms whose support and expertise enrich our educational programs and events.

Established in 1988 and now more than 4500 in-house counsel strong, the CCCA is proud to be affiliated with the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the essential ally and advocate of all members of the legal profession in Canada. Membership benefits include:

  • Of-the-moment professional development offerings tailored to the needs of in-house counsel
  • A Mentoring Program that matches more experienced CCCA members with those newer to the in-house profession
  • The CCCA National Conference, the largest yearly gathering of in-house counsel in Canada
  • Advocacy initiatives focused on the in-house counsel profession
  • Local connections to in-house counsel in your community through CCCA Sections across the country
  • International connections to in-house counsel around the world through In-House Counsel Worldwide
  • Certified In-House Counsel – Canada (CIC.C), a certification program bridging the knowledge gap between law school and the realities of the in-house counsel profession
  • Access to insightful survey results about the in-house counsel profession, the attitudes and opinions of in-house counsel, and compensation trends for in-house counsel
  • Access to all the resources, professional development and advocacy of the Canadian Bar Association

Interested in joining the CCCA? Click here. Please note the CBA handles all CCCA membership requests.

CCCA Events & Resources

Dealing with Domain Names: Critical Advice and Essential Updates

Mar. 26, 2018
Toronto Online

Domain names are often particularly valuable assets for businesses. Ensure you are up to date on the latest developments in this legal space, to allow you to best protect your clients’ interests. From dealing with domain names in corporate transactions, to handling dispute resolution through arbitration and the courts, our expert panel will get you the essential insights you need.

Drafting Intellectual Property Licensing Agreements

Mar. 29, 2018
Online

A comprehensive Intellectual Property (“IP”) License Agreement is imperative to protecting and monetizing IP assets. This session will review the key terms of IP License Agreements. Experienced practitioners will guide you through the tricks and traps of drafting and reviewing effective provisions.

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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.
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