Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Gowling WLG
In the intellectual property context, the term "troll" is commonly used to refer to a (generally non-practicing) person or entity who registers an exclusive right and then demands payment ...
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The Canadian "accounting of profits" remedy for patent infringement, which is not available in the U.S., provides a potentially significant opportunity for companies with Canadian IP rights.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Colours can function as indicators of source, and many colours acquire distinctiveness over time.
Gowling WLG
Canada's legalization of recreational use cannabis is now months away. The proposed Cannabis Act will create a comprehensive national framework for the production, distribution, sale, import...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
An important goal of this review is to keep Canada's copyright framework current in light of rapidly evolving digital technology.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In her judgment issued March 28, 2018,1 Justice Gagné provides the latest installment of Federal Court jurisprudence on the developing principles governing non-infringing ...
Aird & Berlis LLP
A video posted on YouTube allows us to compare segments of the songs side by side.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Vous nous avez probablement entendu depuis longtemps vous suggérer d'éviter de déposer des demandes de brevet au nom de plus d'un demandeur.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On January 16, 2017, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) announced a change to its examination practice for computer-generated animated designs.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Le fait de « gagner » une réclamation pour violation des droits de marque de commerce signifie-t-il automatiquement l'octroi de dommages pécuniaires, et ceci même en l'absence de preuve d'une perte économique...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Dans l'affaire Andrew Collett v. Northland Art Company Ltd. et al (2018 FC 269), le juge Gleeson de la Cour fédérale a accordé 100 000 $ en dommages-intérêts pour violation de droit d'auteur et de droits moraux...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The distinctiveness of a trademark may change. An initially non-distinctive mark may acquire distinctiveness and a registration may be obtained.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Recently, in Genentech, Inc. et al v Pfizer Canada Inc, 2018 FC 233, the Federal Court held that it does not have jurisdiction to decide a motion to vary confidentiality terms imposed by a "second person" under the PM...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Dans une décision récente de la Cour fédérale (en anglais seulement), le juge Barnes a fermement réprimandé les parties ayant délibérément induit en erreur le Registraire des marques de commerce afin qu'il enregistre une cession de marque de commerce, en omettant des sections pertinentes de l'entente sous-jacente ainsi que le différend entre les parties au sujet de cette entente.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
◦S'il ne reste plus assez de prolongation, considérez redéposer votre demande dès maintenant.
Clark Wilson LLP
Incredibly, the significant amendments passed in 2016 to the Trade‑marks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. T–13 and the anticipated corresponding amendments to the Trade-marks Regulations were still not brought into force in 2017.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In this article, we summarize our top picks of copyright decisions from the past year, including decisions that address:
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Gowling WLG
Natural products – chemical compounds produced by living organisms – are ubiquitous in our daily lives and fundamental to the modern life-sciences economy.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The Hague Agreement is an international registration system that allows patent and industrial design owners to obtain protection for industrial designs in designated member countries, which are known as "Contracting Parties".
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McMillan LLP
In November 2017, videos began appearing on www.reddit.com featuring celebrities' faces superimposed onto actors and actresses in pornographic videos (and a surprising number of random Nicolas Cage appearances, most of which are thankfully not pornographic).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2017. Internet law is a vast area that continues to develop rapidly. Reference to current legislation, regulatory policies, guidelines ...
Torys LLP
The number of Canadian trademark filings covering cannabis-related goods and services has grown exponentially since the government announced its intention to legalize the production ...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In this article, we summarize our top picks of copyright decisions from the past year, including decisions that address:
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The US Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center recently released its 2018 International IP Index, which compares the intellectual property regimes in 50 world economies...
Gowling WLG
The Federal Court awarded Nintendo $12.76 million in statutory and punitive damages against Go Cyber Shopping for circumvention of technological protection measures ("TPMs") and copyright infringement.
BOYNECLARKE LLP
When your favourite local cover band performs an exact rendition of Brown-Eyed Girl, Sweet Home Alabama or Wagon Wheel, are they infringing the copyright of the song's owner?
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Dans l'affaire Andrew Collett v. Northland Art Company Ltd. et al (2018 FC 269), le juge Gleeson de la Cour fédérale a accordé 100 000 $ en dommages-intérêts pour violation de droit d'auteur et de droits moraux...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Sweeping amendments to the Trademarks Act are expected to be implemented in 2019 which will bring Canada into line with international practices, allowing it to accede to the Madrid Protocol...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit raises some interesting issues concerning the copyright in a photograph
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