Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Below is an excerpt from John McKeown’s April Mailer where he continues his comments about industrial designs.
Bennett Jones LLP
Bill C-31 is an omnibus bill which makes changes to nearly 40 different pieces of legislation, among which are changes to the Trade-marks Act.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Québec Superior Court rendered its highly anticipated judgment in a declaratory judgment proceeding involving eight of Québec’s leading retailers.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Government of Canada proposed the most substantial changes to Canada’s "Trade-marks Act" since the existing legislation came into force in the 1950s.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Federal Court determined that Harley-Davidson was entitled to use its SCREAMIN’ EAGLE trade-mark to sell clothing in Canada.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
As well as civil remedies, complainants in Canada can also turn to a regulator and request that it investigate and pursue available remedies.
McMillan LLP
In a significant decision handed down on April 9, 2014, the Superior Court of Québec put to bed a long-running dispute between the Office québécois de la langue française (Quebec's Language Bureau) and retailers owning trade-marks registered in English only ..
Davis LLP
The Superior Court of Québec granted a declaratory judgment that maintains the status quo of the well-known trade-mark exception for public signs.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
For any business in the Province of Québec, the way in which they operate are profoundly affected by the enduring linguistic restrictions imposed.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A plaintiff in this patent infringement suit is the inventor of Canadian Patent No. 2,779,882, a patent that claims a compact garden hose that expands.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
L’« utilisation » est un pilier central de la Loi sur les marques de commerce.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Patent trolls, alternatively known as non-practising entities (NPEs) or patent monetizers, have been dominating discussion relating to patent reform for quite some time.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Superior Court of Québec rendered a significant decision on the motion for declaratory judgment instituted by eight multinational corporations.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Canadian Government dropped a bombshell on the trademark community, proposing massive changes to the Canadian Trade-marks Act.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Superior Court of Québec issued a decision sought by various retailers who challenged the interpretation of Quebec’s language legislation.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The recent decision of Guitar Center Inc v Robert Piperni ("Guitar Center"), CIRA Decision No. 0254, confirms that a broad definition of "rights" should apply to brand owners seeking to prove prior trade-mark rights in Canada.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
La Cour supérieure a confirmé que les marques de commerce dans une autre langue n'ont pas à être accompagnées d'un descriptif de la nature des activités.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Superior Court confirmed that non-French trademarks on store-front signage do not need to be accompanied by a descriptor of the nature of the business.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Canadian Government has introduced the most fundamental changes to the Canadian trademarks regime in more than a half century.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A person can be liable for patent infringement when he or she makes a product that includes all the features found in the patent’s claim or claims
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After seven years and three previous attempts at amending the Copyright Act, Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act ("Bill C-11") was finally proclaimed into force on November 7, 2012.
Minden Gross LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada in a motion brought by Voltage Pictures LLC in a copyright infringement case provides an interesting insight into the way in which the Court will balance privacy rights, on the one hand, and the rights of copyright holders on the other hand.
Bennett Jones LLP
On January 27, 2014, a number of international intellectual property related treaties were tabled by the Canadian government.
Dentons LLP
In this presentation, V. Peter Harder describes why Canada engages with China, while Rob McDonald and Margot Patterson outline the changes to copyright laws in Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Canadian government’s budget implementation bill contains sweeping amendments to numerous statutes including the Canadian "Trade-marks Act".
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and European Commission President José Manuel Barroso signed the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Software license agreements often include a provision that requires the software vendor to provide the customer with limited protection and special remedies if a third party claims that the customer's use of licensed software infringes third party intellectual property rights.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On March 14, 2014, the Federal Court of Appeal issued its highly anticipated decisions concerning claims by Teva and Apotex for damages.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On March 28, 2014, the Canadian government proposed in Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan 2014, No. 1, the most important changes to the Trade-marks Act since 1953.
Torys LLP
The Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health released Common Drug Review Procedure and Submission Guidelines for Subsequent Entry Biologics.
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