Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The US Supreme Court's decisions in the Mayo
Aird & Berlis LLP
As a patent practitioner, one of the questions I often get asked is whether distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, is patentable.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Most third party challenges to patentability occur in front of national or regional patent offices. WIPO recently released a summary of data regarding the extent to which third parties are challenging
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Federal Court recently found that parties to a patent infringement action settled the litigation, and enforced an agreement, despite an ongoing dispute between them as to the terms of settlement.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Once a potential brand name is selected, searches should be conducted to determine whether or not it is available for use ...
Goodmans LLP
Another critical step is ensuring that your trademark remains distinctive.
Goodmans LLP
After viewing the recent Toronto exhibition, The Art of Banksy, Cinders McLeod was surprised to discover that the British graffiti artist, Banksy, may have "pinched her ideas" in certain drawings published in The Glasgow Herald in the 1990s.
Lavery
Similarly to human beings, machines are now capable of creating.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Court also found that this inventive concept had not previously been disclosed and therefore differed from the state of the art.
ROBIC
In an earlier article (Blockchain. What is it and what are its IP issues?), we provided an introduction to blockchain technologies and explored some of the IP issues surrounding this emerging field.
ROBIC
On February 10, 2018, the Canadian government introduced the new version of the Trade-Marks Regulations which, with the exception of some minor modifications, will come into force during 2019.
ROBIC
An inventor to a patent is someone who makes an inventive contribution to the invention as claimed in one of the claims of that patent.
Field LLP
In 2015, an Ontario craft brewer, Beau's All Natural Brewing Company (Beau's) applied for a trademark for B-SIDE BREWING LABEL, for use in association with Ontario craft beers.
Dentons
Canada officially took the step towards the implementation of the Madrid Protocol when it introduced Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan 2014, No. 1 (Bill).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Running parallel to Canada's trade‑mark system is another regime for "official marks".
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Non-Canadian retailers can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to the Federal Court of Canada's decision in Dollar General Corporation v 2900319 Canada Inc, 2018 FC 778
Torys LLP
The case of Mediatube Corp v. Bell Canada began as a high stakes patent case, with a claim for more than $350 million in damages for infringement of Mediatube's Internet Protocol Television technology patent.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On June 27, 2018, the Government of Canada published upcoming changes to the Industrial Design Regulations (IDRs).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Apotex Inc. v. Shire LLC, 2018 FC 637 ("Vyvanse"), Justice Fothergill of the Federal Court dismissed Apotex's action to impeach Shire's patent covering its drug Vyvanse.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Federal Court's recent decision in Maoz Betser-Zilevitch v Nexen Inc. et. al., 2018 FC 735 is a reminder to litigants that "a settlement agreement may be reached quickly without formality...
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Canadian trademark law offers protection to registered and unregistered trademarks, trade names, and other business indicia under the common law action of passing off.
Lavery
Similarly to human beings, machines are now capable of creating.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On February 8th, 2018 the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) released a summary
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In an earlier article (Blockchain. What is it and what are its IP issues?), we provided an introduction to blockchain technologies and explored some of the IP issues surrounding this emerging field.
Clark Wilson LLP
This article reviews material developments in Canadian legislation, case law, and practice in the area of copyright in 2017. All references in this article to the "Act"...
Aitken Klee
Paid Search Engine Tools, a corporation normally resident outside Canada, is the owner of Canadian Patent No. 2,415,167 entitled "Paid Search Engine Bid Management".
ROBIC
On February 10, 2018, the Canadian government introduced the new version of the Trade-Marks Regulations which, with the exception of some minor modifications, will come into force during 2019.
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