Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Merovitz Potechin LLP
Franchises are sometimes presented under the guise of trademark license agreements in an attempt to avoid the requirements of the Arthur Wishart Act.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced and moved for first reading of Bill C-43, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and Other Measures, also known by its short title Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Je donne maintenant suite à cette palpitante histoire de biscuits au terme de laquelle nous avions convenu que le biscuit revendiqué par la compagnie Arachide était nouveau.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On October 23, 2014, Canadian Minister of Finance Joe Oliver introduced and moved for first reading of Bill C-43, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions of the Budget Tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and Other Measures, also known by its short title Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This was a judicial review of a Trade-marks Opposition Board decision dismissing the Applicant's application for registration of the "F CANCER & Design" trademark.
Torys LLP
The Federal Court upheld two rulings of a prothonotary, both regarding listing of patents on the Patent Register under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The Patent Prosecution Highway ("PPH") program continues to be a phenomenal success in Canada. It has positioned the country as a highly cost-effective jurisdiction in which to procure patent protection with exceptional speed and efficacy.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Most of these amendments were adopted in order to allow Canada to adhere to three international treaties.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Entities which constitute "public authorities" under the Canadian Trade-marks Act("Act") can obtain protection for their trade-marks under Section 9(1)(n)(iii) of the Act, in addition to regular trade-mark protection.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This was an action by the Plaintiff for relief arising from the allegedly wrongful conduct of the Defendant Li.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le législateur ne nous avait pas tellement habitués à ce qu’on modifie la Loi sur les marques de commerce (LMC).
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Copyright protection in Canada does not depend on registration or other steps such as marking. Protection is automatic. Registration is permissive and is unnecessary for the subsistence of copyright.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Court of Justice of the EU may provide some assistance in applying the exception to copyright infringement for fair dealing for the purpose of parody.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
In a determination of whether one mark was confusing with another, it was concluded that the respective channels of trade for both the parties’ wares was of critical importance.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The official full text of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was released September 26, 2014.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has today posted proposed amendments to the Trade-marks Regulations...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
What does an average internet user understand when they see a domain name on the internet?
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Since our last report the government has continued with its race to amend the provisions of the Trademarks Act although the pace has slowed.
Torys LLP
On September 26, 2014, the official text of the Canada-European Union: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was published.
Stewart McKelvey
The Court of Justice of the European Union has recently ruled that the concept of parody must be regarded as an autonomous concept of EU law.
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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The official full text of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was released September 26, 2014.
Field LLP
Last summer, Google was ordered to de-index websites which were selling goods that were the subject of an intellectual property infringement claim.
Torys LLP
The Federal Court upheld two rulings of a prothonotary, both regarding listing of patents on the Patent Register under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
In a previous article we discussed the importance of carrying out IP audits. In this article we outline the steps that need to be carried out in order to complete an audit.
Bennett Jones LLP
Many of you have read about the dispute over copyright ownership of the monkey-selfie, where a primate took a digital photo that went viral.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Businesses of all sizes are increasingly becoming aware of the strategic and commercial value of intellectual property (IP).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada is moving toward implementation of provisions set out in the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act which will bring significant changes to the Canadian Trade-Marks Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Most of these amendments were adopted in order to allow Canada to adhere to three international treaties.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
In the face of a multi-faceted validity attack, Dow’s Canadian Patent 2,160,705 (the "705 Patent") was found valid and infringed by NOVA.
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.
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