Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent amendments to Canada’s Trade-marks Act present many interesting opportunities and challenges to brand owners and their counsel.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has now released Practice Notice PN 2015-01, which relates to examination of medical treatment claims.
Bennett Jones LLP
This case should be viewed as a cautionary note to patent drafters that courts may choose to ignore headings when construing patents, and may refrain from "elevating form over substance"
Bennett Jones LLP
On January 9, 2015, the USPTO published its final rules implementing changes to patent term adjustment (PTA), in view of the US Federal Circuit decision in Novartis v Lee.
Goudreau Gage Dubuc
La Cour du Québec s'est récemment penchée sur l'application de la Charte de la langue française (la « Charte ») dans l'affaire Boulangerie Maxie's.
Goudreau Gage Dubuc
The Court of Québec has recently examined the application of the Charter of the French Language (the "Charter") in the case of Boulangerie Maxie's.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Another milestone has been reached in a case between tobacco industry giants Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited ("Imperial Tobacco") and Philip Morris, together with and its Canadian subsidiary Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges (collectively: "Philip Morris").
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Product Care Association had applied to register a proposed trade​mark for LIGHTRECYCLE & DESIGN.
Clark Wilson LLP
The recent amendments to Canada’s Trade-marks Act present many interesting opportunities and challenges to brand owners and their counsel.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Federal Court of Appeal recently upheld the dismissal of an appeal from a decision of a Patent Re-examination Board thus establishing that re-examination may be a viable alternative...
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
In late 2009, the Federal Courts Rules were amended to introduce summary trials as a new tool for litigating disputes in the Federal Court of Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court found that Mylan's allegations of non-infringement and obviousness were justified. As a result, the application for prohibition was dismissed.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
In the past year, a number of major financial institutions have been hit not just once, but twice by federal and state regulators for follow-on regulatory violations, including financial sanctions issues.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
A decision very recently released by the Federal Court, Black & Decker Corporation v. Piranha Abrasives Inc., 2015 FC 185, highlights two reasons why registration can go a long way to protecting your brand.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Re-examination Board found the Claims of a patent obvious in light of prior art submitted by the person requesting re-examination.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags formulated based on a competitor's website or trade-marks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Tout récemment, Geneviève Hallé-Désilets, stagiaire au bureau de Québec, m'a approché concernant un billet reliant la propriété intellectuelle au secteur de la mode.
McMillan LLP
On June 18, 1997 Eli Lilly sued Apotex for infringement of several of its patents on the antibiotic cefaclor.
Bennett Jones LLP
Last year promised significant changes in Canadian IP law; some of which will be realized in 2015.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The recently released Federal Court decision Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19 contains one of the first detailed considerations by a Canadian Court of the issues of copyright and trademark infringement via the use of meta tags.
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Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
In the past year, a number of major financial institutions have been hit not just once, but twice by federal and state regulators for follow-on regulatory violations, including financial sanctions issues.
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Copyright owners can now direct a notice to alleged infringers via the ISP or host of a website containing the allegedly infringing material.
Bennett Jones LLP
Last year promised significant changes in Canadian IP law; some of which will be realized in 2015.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Copyright Modernization Act, which amended Canada’s Copyright Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The recently released Federal Court decision Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19 contains one of the first detailed considerations by a Canadian Court of the issues of copyright and trademark infringement via the use of meta tags.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Another milestone has been reached in a case between tobacco industry giants Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited ("Imperial Tobacco") and Philip Morris, together with and its Canadian subsidiary Rothmans, Bensons & Hedges (collectively: "Philip Morris").
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This video presents our annual review of top legal highlights of 2014.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
A decision very recently released by the Federal Court, Black & Decker Corporation v. Piranha Abrasives Inc., 2015 FC 185, highlights two reasons why registration can go a long way to protecting your brand.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
This article summarizes noteworthy Canadian patent law decisions and developments from 2014.
Miller Thomson LLP
It is well-known that a Canadian registered charity ought not to transfer funds to a foreign or domestic entity that is not a qualified donee.
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