Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
CRISPR-Cas9 is a technology with the potential for an unimaginable impact on society. CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) allows scientists to edit genomes in living organisms at the cellular level by guiding a "scissor-like" protein to targeted sections of DNA within a cell, and then prompting it to alter or "edit" the DNA in some way.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada released its anticipated decision in Rogers Communications Inc. v. Voltage Pictures, LLC.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Despite extensive discussion by our courts, the reasons behind why such a prohibition exists remain unclear for both courts and patent lawyers.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Registering the name of an individual as a trademark in Canada poses unique challenges.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Below is an excerpt from John McKeown's September 2018 Monthly IP Blog.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Canada presents options for those seeking to protect and enforce rights in luxury brands, including effective mechanisms and alternatives for strategic defence and enforcement.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Defendants brought a motion to strike the Plaintiff's Statement of Claim.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Canada's new Cannabis Act (the "Act") will provide legal access to cannabis to adults across Canada.
Dentons
Under Canada's Trade-marks Act, a person is not entitled to use a trademark if that trademark contravenes a Canadian federal statute.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A recent case from Ontario's Small Claims Court serves as a good reminder that copyright does not extend to facts, regardless of the effort and lengths ...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The vast majority of IP litigants in Canada already make the Federal Court their choice of forum.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board releases August 2018 NEWSletter.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The prevalence of counterfeit goods in Canada reflects weak laws and almost non-existent criminal enforcement within the country, resulting in an appearance of very limited protection for the intellectual property rights of brand owners.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In one of the first actions brought under the amended Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations ("Regulations"), Genentech and Roche sued Amgen for infringement over its KANJINTI product ...
Aitken Klee
As the parties had already reached agreement regarding matters of liability and quantification of damages, the trial only concerned Millennium's claim for infringement of three patents and Teva's defences based on non-infringement and invalidity.
Gowling WLG
The video game industry is highly competitive. As the barrier to entry for developers has been lowered, the number of competing products in the market has dramatically increased.
ROBIC
In an earlier article (Blockchain. What is it and what are its IP issues?), we provided an introduction to blockchain technologies and explored some of the IP issues surrounding this emerging field.
ROBIC
On February 10, 2018, the Canadian government introduced the new version of the Trade-Marks Regulations which, with the exception of some minor modifications, will come into force during 2019.
ROBIC
An inventor to a patent is someone who makes an inventive contribution to the invention as claimed in one of the claims of that patent.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Aird & Berlis LLP
As a patent practitioner, one of the questions I often get asked is whether distributed ledger technology (DLT), such as blockchain, is patentable.
Goodmans LLP
After viewing the recent Toronto exhibition, The Art of Banksy, Cinders McLeod was surprised to discover that the British graffiti artist, Banksy, may have "pinched her ideas" in certain drawings published in The Glasgow Herald in the 1990s.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A recent case from Ontario's Small Claims Court serves as a good reminder that copyright does not extend to facts, regardless of the effort and lengths ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Canada's new Cannabis Act (the "Act") will provide legal access to cannabis to adults across Canada.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Biologics are drugs which contain an active medicinal ingredient that is derived from living organisms or their cells.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Patented Medicine Prices Review Board releases August 2018 NEWSletter.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Supreme Court's decision marks the end of a saga that took more than seven years to litigate.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The vast majority1 of Canadian patents currently in force carry a term limited to twenty years from the filing date. However, as part of Canada's obligations under CETA2 certain patents relating to drugs authorized ...
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