Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On December 2, 2018, the Canadian Intellectual Patent Office (CIPO) published a revised version of its proposed new draft Patent Rules in the Canada Gazette, Part 1.
Miller Thomson LLP
The trademark regime changes represent the most significant changes to Canada's trademark laws (in both substance and procedure) since 1954 and are designed to enable ratification...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
For those who are interested in recent cases and developments relating to copyright and related matters there have been a number of developments since the last entry.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
An Update on Unity Objections, Elections, and Double Patenting Considerations During Canadian Examination
Gowling WLG
In 2015, CSA published the 2015 version of the Code.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Canada has unique local law on double patenting. Like the U.S., there is an obviousness standard for double patenting, but, unlike the U.S., terminal disclaimer is not available.
Cassels Brock
The "use" requirement will be eliminated.
Cassels Brock
On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States, and Mexico signed the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement.
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
The Federal Court of Canada confirmed that trademark owners can provide "hotel services" in Canada without operating a hotel.
Dentons
On January 28, 2014, the Government of Canada tabled a number of intellectual property law treaties in Parliament to harmonize Canada's patent, trademark and industrial design laws with international laws.
Dentons
Nearly five years after the Government of Canada tabled a number of intellectual property law treaties to harmonize Canada's patent ...
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
On December 1, 2018, the Canadian government released its proposed new Patent Rules in the Canada Gazette, Part I.
Fasken (French)
Ce bulletin est destiné aux personnes qui sont titulaires de brevets ou qui s'intéressent à la réforme du droit en matière de brevets au Canada.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The Trademarks Act provides that a trademark is not registrable if it is, whether depicted, written or sounded ...
McMillan LLP
With the coming into force of the provisions putting the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs into effect in Canada, Canadian companies and designers can now seek ...
Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
Canadian trademark laws are poised to undergo significant changes that will result in greater harmonization of the Canadian trademark regime with those of many countries around the world.
Aird & McBurney LP
For the best part of 18 years, since the judgment of Justice Ian Binnie in Free World Trust, 2000 SCC 66, it has been well-settled law that there is no file wrapper estoppel in Canada.
Goodmans LLP
The Government of Canada is planning to enact significant changes to the current patent rules in an effort to modernize the Canadian patent regime and better align it with the regimes of Canada's major trading partners, including the U.S., U.K., France and Australia.
Dentons
On January 28, 2014, the Government of Canada tabled a number of intellectual property law treaties in Parliament to harmonize Canada's patent ...
Fasken
In the bulletin titled Practical Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Portfolio of Intangible Assets, published on September 11, 2018 ...
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Bereskin & Parr LLP
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Fasken (French)
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