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Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A decision of the Federal Court illustrates how section 45 can impact a trademark owner.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The Federal Court and the Trademarks Opposition Board have taken a non-technical approach to considering the scope of a ground of opposition.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A decision of the Federal Court deals with some interesting points concerning claims relating to the sale of counterfeit goods.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A decision of the UK High Court shows that a trademark owner can prevent a third party from taking unfair advantage of their trademark.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office ("CIPO") has released a preview of its updated version of the Manual of Patent Office Practice ("MOPOP") which will be in force as of October 3rd, 2022.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the first article of this series, we mentioned that the copyright in a master recording is not a single copyright. There are different forms of copyright that exist and are often held...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Once it has been decided to seek a trademark registration a trademark owner needs to consider what is taking place in the marketplace to ensure that its rights are not being infringed by third parties...
Field LLP
Amendments to Canada's Patent Rules, coming into force on October 3, 2022, will introduce excess claim fees into Canada's patent regime (amongst other changes).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The ownership and sale of music masters is a frequent topic in the news. Some artists, such as Kanye West and Taylor Swift, are taking great pains to reacquire their own masters from their labels...
Smart & Biggar
On August 23, 2022, the Federal Court issued its public judgment and reasons in two actions under subsection 6(1) of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations (the "Regulations") relating to paliperidone palmitate...
Smart & Biggar
The Internet has developed into an essential part of virtually every business, from online sales, to software as a service, to online marketing.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Amendments to Canada's Patent Rules (the Amendments) are coming into force on October 3, 2022. The Amendments are introduced as part of the implementation of the patent term adjustment...
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Over the last several years there has been a trend towards increased adoption of summary proceedings for resolving patent cases in Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Federal Court recently denied AbbVie's application for judicial review of two decisions of the Minister of Health (the Minister) relating to JAMP Pharma's SIMLANDI product...
Aird & McBurney LP
Recently, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Pharmascience Inc. v. Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada Co., 2022 2022 FCA 142 142 (the "Decision").
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Family feuds are particularly complex, in large measure because of the lengthy and fraught personal histories between the parties.
Smart & Biggar
In September 2017, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) decided that Alexion's SOLIRIS (eculizumab) was sold at an excessive price. In doing so, the Board departed from the Guidelines...
Smart & Biggar
On March 8, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed Apotex's claims against Eli Lilly (Lilly) under the Statute of Monopolies, Trademarks Act, and common law conspiracy...
MLT Aikins LLP
After years of consultation and debate, Canada has passed legislation to extend copyright protection by 20 years to a "life-plus-70" term.
Novagraaf Group
Om het gebruik van de Franse taal in het handelsverkeer te bevorderen, heeft het provinciebestuur van Quebec een wet aangenomen met de titel 'Een wet met betrekking tot het...
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