Canadian Intellectual Property Blog
Thursday, September 21, 2023
To Translate or not to Translate? MBM Provides General Guide for Businesses Operating in the Province of Québec after June 1, 2025
If you sell products or have public signage in the Province of Québec, then please consider what changes, if any, will be necessary to the...
Wednesday, August 23, 2023
CIPO Fees to Increase by 25% in 2024 and Expansion of the Definition of “Small Entity”
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) has announced that effective January 1, 2024, most official fees will be increasing by ...
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
MBM Prevails as Federal Court Awards Unprecedented 50% Lump Sum Award of Costs in Trademark Dispute
On August 15, 2022, the Federal Court of Canada issued its decision with respect to costs in Dragona Carpet Supplies Missisauga Inc. v Dra...
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
New Trademark Laws For Québec – What You Need To Know
In approximately three years or less, the Québec Government’s newly adopted Bill 96 , An Act respecting French, the official and common l...
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Important CIPO Update - Date Announced for Amendments to Canadian Patent Rules
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) just announced that the new amendments to the Canadian Patent Rules to ‘streamline examinatio...
Health Canada to Draft New Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Guidelines in the Wake of Pharmaceutical Victories
Canada’s Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) is a quasi-judicial body that has authority under the Patent Act to protect and inf...
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