Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Field LLP
An inventor had a "wow" moment when he came across a design improvement for cold-weather visors – something suitable for the snowmobile helmet market.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Dans la foulée du référendum britannique, le mot « Brexit » était sur toutes les lèvres la fin de semaine passée.
Field LLP
A word that clearly describes a particular product or service cannot function as a trademark for that product or service. The Trademarks Act phrases this idea in a more formal way...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In recent years, we have received countless enquiries from clients worried about an email they received about a company trying to register their mark as a domain name or keyword, usually in China or Hong Kong.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Federal Court granted a motion to dismiss an application under s. 6(5)(b) of the PM(NOC) Regulations on the basis that the second person would not infringe the patent.
Field LLP
Yesterday UK voters elected to approve a withdrawal from the EU. What does this mean for Canadian business owners who have intellectual property (IP) rights in the UK?
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 24, 2016, the much anticipated amendments to the Patent Act and Trademarks Act recognizing patent agent privilege and trademark agent privilege will come into force.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
C'est avec plaisir que je vous donne des nouvelles sur l'alignement de la Loi des brevets du Canada avec le PLT.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Federal Court has granted a summary judgment motion and declared an industrial design invalid.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Comme promis, l'Office de la propriété intellectuelle du Canada (OPIC) vient tout juste de publier des renseignements sur les nouveaux frais proposés qui s'appliqueront lorsque les modifications...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Ce billet se veut la suite du premier billet écrit par mon collègue Fortunat Nadima Nadima, et qui avait comme trame de fond la Formule 1.
Gowling WLG
An important consideration for every patentee is that each countries' patent system has uniquely evolved to effectively deal with limits of patentable subject matter.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A Judge of the Federal Court had previously awarded Teva section 8 damages under the PM(NOC) Regulations. The Court provided the key findings of fact in 2014 FC 248, previously summarized the week of April 7, 2014.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 6, 2016, the CIPO released consultation documents concerning trademark fees and patent fees, which set out its proposed fee changes resulting from the amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act and Patent Act.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Last year, Canadian Courts rendered two decisions discussing the doctrine of initial interest confusion.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The music industry is gearing up for a battle with YouTube over licensing as the big three music labels, Universal, Sony and Warner, prepare to renegotiate their contracts with the video-sharing website.
Lerners
Whether you have written a song with a friend or a fellow band member, it is important to understand your rights as well as the rights of your co-writers regarding what you can and can't do with the song.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Federal Court denies interlocutory injunction for moving party's failure to provide sufficiently clear evidence that it would suffer irreparable harm if the injunction was not issued.
Cassels Brock
Businesses who have protected their brands in the United Kingdom solely through the European Trademark system, may be wondering what will happen to their trademark protection in the United Kingdom should the vote be for a "Brexit".
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Information that is technical and valuable may be property called a "trade secret". The proprietary protection only lasts as long as the secret is treated as such by the owner and remains as a secret.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Recently, Canada has concluded negotiations on two international treaties whose terms will have an effect on patent rights for patentees in Canada.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Beginning in 1998, Janssen Inc. (Janssen Canada) marketed levofloxacin in Canada under the name LEVAQUIN® for use in the treatment of bacterial infection.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Canadian Competition Bureau has launched a market study into technology-led innovation and emerging services in the Canadian financial services sector.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 1, 2016, Madam Justice Tremblay-Lamer of the Federal Court issued an interlocutory injunction against retailers of set-top boxes that are configured, or "pre-loaded", with various applications that provide their users with unauthorized access to copyrighted television content.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 24, 2016, the much anticipated amendments to the Patent Act and Trademarks Act recognizing patent agent privilege and trademark agent privilege will come into force.
Cassels Brock
Businesses who have protected their brands in the United Kingdom solely through the European Trademark system, may be wondering what will happen to their trademark protection in the United Kingdom should the vote be for a "Brexit".
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The issue of whether a trademark is "used" in Canada is of paramount importance for purposes of securing, maintaining and enforcing trademark rights here.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
In Canada, trademarks which are not being used in association with the goods and services with which the marks were registered are vulnerable to expungement for non-use.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On June 6, 2016, the CIPO released consultation documents concerning trademark fees and patent fees, which set out its proposed fee changes resulting from the amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act and Patent Act.
Gowling WLG
An important consideration for every patentee is that each countries' patent system has uniquely evolved to effectively deal with limits of patentable subject matter.
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