On January 17, 2020, the Canadian Trademarks Office issued amendments to several Trademark practices. The amendments affect the followin... Read more »
Planning ahead: how to protect your business when you’ve licensed-in critical IP and the licensor is going under?
Starting November 1, 2019, important changes are coming into force to the Canadian Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) and the Canadia... Read more »
Amendments to the Canadian Patent Rules: Key Changes & Their Impact on the Patent Practice in Canada
Canada has revised its patent regime to implement the Patent Law Treaty. The new Patent Rules along with corresponding amendments to t... Read more »
Review of the Last 100 Decisions of the Canadian Commissioner of Patents
The Canadian Commissioner of Patents with the assistance of the Patent Appeal Board (PAB) review patent applications that were reject... Read more »
Are you utilizing your IP to obtain financing and grow your business?
Intellectual property (IP), including patents, industrial designs and trademarks, is an under-utilized business tool for small medium... Read more »
Class action lawsuits may be available for copyright infringement cases in some instances
Despite the fact that it didn’t work out in this case, it appears that reverse class action lawsuits may be possible in copyright i... Read more »
Digital books and ownership rights in the information age
It is interesting how digital books compare to physical books in this electronic age. The rights users have over physical books have... Read more »