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Bereskin & Parr LLP
"Dangerous" goods are those that represent a health, safety, or security threat. The Border Watch Line is a confidential tip line that is monitored 24/7 by the CBSA.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In AstraZeneca v Apotex, 2017 FC 726, the Federal Court issued its damages decision concerning Apotex's infringement of a patent pertaining to AstraZeneca's LOSEC (omeprazole) drug.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The provisional application of CETA takes effect in Canada today, ushering in a new era for pharmaceutical patent litigation.
Fasken Martineau (French)
Même si la plupart des Canadiens ignorent complètement son existence, et encore plus le rôle qu'elle joue, la Commission du droit d'auteur est l'un des plus importants organismes administratifs...
Fasken Martineau
The Board considers and certifies tariff proposals that are filed by the different collective societies that represent copyright owners.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In patent prosecution, reexamination or invalidation proceedings, the State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) or the Patent Reexamination Board (PRB) undertakes examinations and informs the applicant...
Gowling WLG
Key changes to the EU Trade Mark Regulation come into force on 1 October 2017.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the last week of March 2016, the Indian Trademarks Registry (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Registry') ordered the abandonment of an unusually high number of trademark applications.
LexOrbis
On September 12th, 2017, the Intellectual property office conducted a meeting with stakeholders.
ENSafrica
There's an interesting trade mark case brewing in Australia, one that has some useful trade mark lessons.
Clarke, Modet & Co
La principal preocupación radica, sin duda alguna, en la futura protección que tendrán aquellos derechos cuya protección es de índole unitaria, como son las marcas UE, los diseños comunitarios...
Dehns
The phenomenon of domain grabbing - the registering of, trafficking in, or use of a domain name in bad faith with intent to profit from a trade mark belonging to another - has resulted in a solid bank ...
Gowling WLG
The UK Supreme Court's 12 July 2017 judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly is undoubtedly a landmark decision, re-steering UK law regarding patent infringement by introducing a doctrine of equivalents.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus N.V., No. 2016-1346 (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2017), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's decision that the claims of U.S. Patent No. 8,502,018 were unenforceable...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
This article is second in a series focusing on various issues related to Patent Term Adjustment for U.S. patent applications.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused to register the mark FARM TO TABLE, finding it merely descriptive of "wines" under Section 2(e)(1), and also concluding that it failed to function as a trademark under Sections 1, 2, and 45 of the Trademark Act.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) instituted the IPR and rejected Huawei's argument.
Morgan Lewis
The court finds that some physical presence is required to satisfy the venue standard.
Womble Carlyle
Owners of federal trademark registrations and applications have been continuously targeted by scam artists who pull owner names from the USPTO database and contact these owners offering...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In a case of first impression, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the "TTAB") decided that a licensee...
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Am Badar & Partners
Domain name is an internet address of the country organizer, person, business entity, and/or society which can be used in communication through internet, which is a code or character composition...
Shelston IP
The outcome of consultation with the sector will not be known for some time and progress will be monitored with interest.
Holman Webb
The trademark dispute between CROSSFIT and BOSSFIT is a good lesson on the limitations of a trade mark registration.
ClarkeKann Lawyers
The Pinterest trade mark wars are a great case study of how descriptive words are notoriously difficult to trade mark.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This article is an overview of key proposed IP changes, the likely impact and five takeaways for your organisation.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This challenge demonstrated the importance of obtaining international trade mark protection for any Australian brand.
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
This illustrates how innovation patent proceedings can turn on narrow issues of construction and technical distinctions.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
In the trademark sense, is Lady Gaga famous for clothing? That is a question the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board sought to answer in the trademark opposition of Ate My Heart, Inc. v. Ga Ga Jeans Limited.
Swaab Attorneys
Parallel importation may not be an infringement of the trade mark rights of an overseas manufacturer in Australia.
HopgoodGanim
These are steps to take if you believe your trademark, a sign to distinguish your goods or services, has been infringed.
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