Miller Thomson LLP
On November 23, 2023, the ElevateIP program launched in Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan with the overarching goal of growing Canada's economy by helping businesses innovate...
Smart & Biggar
As previously reported, the Federal Court (FC) dismissed Janssen's application for judicial review of the decision of the Office of Submissions and Intellectual Property (OSIP) refusing to list...
Effective Dec. 1, 2023, extensions of time available in oppositions and section 45 non-use cancellation proceedings will be reduced by as much as 50 per cent.
On November 16, 2023, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a new rule in the Federal Register to create a separate patent bar for design patent practitioners.
PCK Intellectual Property
Patents and trademarks are crucial for protecting valuable intellectual property. That's why it's important for Canadian companies to develop a strategic approach to IP that incorporates...
The concept of a piece of art that is architectural in nature or an artistically designed building being copyrightable might seem fairly self-explanatory, but what about the design plans for that architectural creation?
Lusheng Law Firm
HFG Law & Intellectual Property
Useless to say that when we talk about China (under any aspect), numbers are always huge.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
In the ever-shifting landscape of the digital era, the surge in domain name registrations has given rise to a critical challenge— domain name disputes, particularly those entangled with cyber squatting...
Saikrishna & Associates
Determining patent infringement is a two-step process. First, the claims must be properly construed to determine their scope and meaning. Second, the claims, as properly construed, must be compared to the accused device.
Who owns rights to IP? How can they be used? Director Ronald JJ Wong and Associate Stuart Peter explore some of these questions and issues, along with possible case studies in a four-part series on the creations of the mind.
KIRCI Law Office
Today, trademarks are perhaps one of the most indispensable elements of commercial life. It is not enough to register and actively use an instrument that has such a crucial place in commerce.
With the recent awarding of the 2023 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Dr Katalin Karikó & Dr Drew Weissman, for their discoveries that enabled the development...
In April 2021, the UK Intellectual Property Office ("IPO") launched a review of its digital services, aiming to transform its services for the digital age.
Boult Wade Tennant
Sometimes things move very fast in UK patent law. Today, eight days after the England and Wales High Court decision overturning a refusal of a patent application...