Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The recent CDRP decision Optrex Limited v Nameshield Inc. c/o Daniel Mullen provides a useful reminder that .CA domain names registered in bad faith are subject to transfer by way of a process similar to a UDRP proceeding.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
In AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd v Canada (Attorney General), 2014 FC 1251, rendered December 22, 2014, the Federal Court allowed AbbVie’s appeal from a refusal of the Commissioner of Patents to grant Canadian Patent Application No. 2,385,745.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
GMP and Teva were issued NOCs for their respective exemestane products on October 1, 2013.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This was an appeal from a decision of the Registrar of Trademarks’ decision to decline Philip Morris’ application to register the proposed trademark "FLIP-TOP".
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Une liste des pays participant à l’autoroute avec le Canada est disponible ici. L’OEB fait maintenant partie de ces organisations.
Cox & Palmer
Canadian copyright law is primarily governed by the federal Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42 (the "Act").
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
While advertising as a whole will not be protected under the Trademarks Act, slogans, sometimes referred to as taglines, may be.
Field LLP
A recent Ontario court decision dealt with a foreign letter of request, or "letter rogatory" in a cross-border patent infringement case involving the invention of snowmobile prototypes.
Bennett Jones LLP
On January 1, 2015, the Government of Canada declared into force new border controls designed to prevent counterfeit and copyright infringing goods from entering and exiting Canada.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Canada's notice-and-notice regime, intended to deal with online copyright infringement, has come into force as of January 2, 2015.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The wind of change blew through Canada’s various intellectual property laws in 2014, changing many of their fundamental concepts and related practices. The following changes were the most noteworthy.
Pallett Valo LLP
The Government of Canada has been moving swiftly to make substantial changes to Canada’s arcane trademarks regime.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
D’autres dispositions entrées en vigueur dans le cadre de régime de demande d'aide incluent des modifications à la Loi sur les douanes afin de permettre le partage de renseignements entre l'ASFC et les titulaires de marques enregistrées et de droits d'auteur.
Field LLP
A recent report shows interesting trends in US patent litigation.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
After years of calls for reform from intellectual property rights owners, the Canadian government has enacted new legislation in an effort to fight counterfeiters acting on a commercial scale
Field LLP
Last week, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) announced the launch of a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2005, the retail value of counterfeit goods seized by the RCMP was $7.6 million. By 2012, this number had climbed to $38 million.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the European Patent Office have started their Patent Prosecution Highway pilot program.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Personality rights in Canada stem from an individual’s publicity rights – which are proprietary in nature – and from the right to privacy, a personal interest.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Trademark and copyright owners can now complete and submit a "Request for Assistance" to the Canadian Border Services Agency Intellectual Property Rights Program.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada’s new "notice and notice" regime for Internet copyright infringement will come into effect on January 2, 2015.
Stewart McKelvey
The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recently had to deal with a bizarre case in which the defendant obtained a Mastercard from Bank of Montreal, used it for 15 years, made payments on it for 15 years and then stopped paying it: Bank of Montreal v. Rogozinsky, 2014 ABQB 771.
Field LLP
The made-in-Canada notice-and-notice provisions are coming in January, 2015. You may recall that in June 2012 the Copyright Modernization Act was passed by Parliament.
Stewart McKelvey
Canada’s Copyright Act was substantially changed with various revisions which came into effect in November of 2012.
Cox & Palmer
Canadian copyright law is primarily governed by the federal Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42 (the "Act").
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A cautionary tale from south of the border.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The wind of change blew through Canada’s various intellectual property laws in 2014, changing many of their fundamental concepts and related practices. The following changes were the most noteworthy.
Pallett Valo LLP
The Government of Canada has been moving swiftly to make substantial changes to Canada’s arcane trademarks regime.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Personality rights in Canada stem from an individual’s publicity rights – which are proprietary in nature – and from the right to privacy, a personal interest.
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