Smart & Biggar is pleased to present a series of timely webinars to provide in-house counsel and global IP lawyers with a complete understanding of the unique aspects of Canadian brand protection.

Thursday, July 8th | 12 PM ET (9 AM PT / 5 PM BST)

Canadian and U.S. Trademark Prosecution: Northern (high)lights and key differences that brand owners and counsel should know

When it comes to defending your brand in Canada, the world's largest undefended border is full of pitfalls of which U.S brand owners and their trademark counsel should be aware. In this webinar we will highlight key differences between Canadian and U.S. trademark prosecution that often come as a surprise to brand owners looking to protect their trademarks in the Great White North.



Upcoming Webinars:

Thursday, August 19th | 12 PM ET (9 AM PT / 5 PM BST)

Bricks to Clicks: Protecting your brand and copyrights online from trolls, counterfeiters and media pirates

Speakers: Mark BiernackiDaniel Anthony


Thursday, September 16th | 12 PM ET (9 AM PT / 5 PM BST)

Location Matters: Understanding geographical indications (GIs) and other indicators of origin in a Canadian context

Speakers: Ekaterina TsimberisOlivier Jean-Lévesque


Tuesday, September 28th | 12 PM ET (9 AM PT / 5 PM BST)

Marketing & Advertising in Canada: IP-related issues, and other tips and traps

Speakers: Alice Tseng & Jamie-Lynn Kraft


Thursday, October 21st | 12 PM ET (9 AM PT / 5 PM BST)

Branding in Québec: Strategically navigating French language requirements and leveraging trademarks

Speakers: Christian Bolduc & Stéphanie Girard