Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the General Court of the European Union raises interesting issues concerning the protection of trademarks which are functional in nature.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of The Federal Court considered the scope of protection of a famous design mark.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit suggests a method for determining who owns the copyright in a film.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The appellant is in the business of manufacturing, importing and selling watches, clocks and personal care products.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Dans l'optique de promouvoir la recherche et le développement dans des domaines stratégiques au Québec et d'augmenter le nombre d'entreprises cherchant à protéger et à valoriser leurs innovations, le Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations (MEIE) a présenté le programme d'aide financière
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Paul Horbal writes for Canadian Electronics discussing recent developments in the law that could make it difficult for IoT developers to patent their inventions.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
It is very important to provide adequate disclosure when using "means-plus-function" claims in a U.S. patent, particularly in the field of software.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Lilly sought to list its '329 patent on the register in relation to Trifexis®, a chewable tablet containing spinosyns and milbemycin oxime for the treatment of heartworm, and flea infestations in domestic dogs, cats and puppies.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Defendants also argued that there were non- infringing alternatives (NIAs) available and the differential profit approach should be applied.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
In Canada, the subject matter of a claim in a patent must not have been obvious having regard to the citable prior art and the common general knowledge.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On July 17, 2015, the Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations announced the launch of its First Patent program.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
United States presidential candidate Donald Trump avoided liability for alleged misrepresentations of the attributes of purchased hotel condominium units by a developer that is licensed by one of Mr. Trump's corporate affiliates to use Mr. Trump's name and trade-marks for the 70-storey mixed-use TRUMP TOWER complex in downtown Toronto.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Le 17 juillet 2015, le Ministère de l'Économie, de l'Innovation et des Exportations a annoncé le lancement du programme Premier brevet.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On April 23, 2015, in Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC and Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Limited 2015 FCA 104...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
En octobre 2013, le gouvernement du Québec annonçait la création du programme Premier brevet découlant de la "Politique nationale de la recherche et de l'innovation 2014-2019".
Bereskin & Parr LLP
At trial (2014 FC 326), Justice Hughes dismissed the plaintiffs' patent infringement claim.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 29, 2015, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office issued a long-awaited Practice Notice PN 2015-02 on the subject of medical diagnostic methods.
Goodmans LLP
For works, the basic term of copyright protection in Canada is (i) the life of the author, (ii) the remainder of the calendar year in which the author dies, and (iii) a period of fifty years following the end of that calendar year.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) upheld a recent infringement decision finding a patent to be invalid due to inutility.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Federal Court recently released a decision accounting for an infringer's profits in a pharmaceutical matter (ADIR and Servier Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc. and Apotex Pharmachem Inc., 2015 FC 721).
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Clark Wilson LLP
This is the latest development in a dispute that has gone on for a number of years.
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The above Bill is an omnibus budget bill which also contains the following amendments affecting intellectual property in Canada...
Marks & Clerk
Legislation to amend the Patent Act, Trade-marks Act, and Industrial Design Act received Royal Assent on June 23, 2015. Accordingly, the legislation, Bill C-59, has been passed into law.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Hello everyone. Below are summaries of this week's Ontario Court of Appeal decisions. As usual, there are full summaries for the substantive civil decisions.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada has had, since 1993, a system linking generic drug approval to preliminary clearance of certain patent hurdles.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 7, 2015, Justice de Montigny of the Federal Court released his judgment and reasons in Eli Lilly Canada Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC, 2015 FC 17.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On April 27th of this year, a group of leading retailers, including Best Buy, Costco and Wal-Mart, won their case before the Quebec Court of Appeal.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The Copyright Modernization Act, which amended Canada’s Copyright Act, received Royal Assent on June 29, 2012.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The recent decision of the United States Supreme Court in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment LLC highlights how a lack of knowledge of the law governing the intellectual property that is the subject of a transaction or litigation settlement can have serious consequences.
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