Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Novel cannabis varieties may be protected in certain countries under various regimes.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court has confirmed that descriptive trademarks are not entitled to a broad ambit of protection.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The plaintiff specializes in the design and construction of steel structures.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court considers the concept of use of a trademark in association with services when the method of distribution has changed.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Court of Justice of the European Union has clarified that downloading and posting a document originally on another website is copyright infringement.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Copyright holders are increasingly seeking Norwich orders against internet service providers to identify individuals misusing intellectual property online.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Federal Court of Canada (the "Court") recently released its decision in Hilton Worldwide Holdings LLP v Miller Thomson, 2018 FC 895.
Clark Wilson LLP
Since the mid-1990s, brand owners in Canada have considered that their chances of obtaining interlocutory injunctions for trademark infringement at the Federal Court of Canada were slim.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
If a competitor files a patent application in the patent office on an unpatentable invention, the patent office should do its job and reject the patent application.
McKercher LLP
The latest ruling in this long running skirmish has wide-reaching implications.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Rogers Communications Inc. v. Voltage Pictures, LLC, holding that internet service providers ...
Gowling WLG
For example, in 2016, they arranged $15 billion of sales.
Gowling WLG
On September 21, 2017, the Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations ("CSP Regulations") came into force ...
Gowling WLG
The famous New Yorker cartoon goes, "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog."
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
A regular patent application requires carefully and thoroughly drafting a patent specification and claims, and is best prepared with the assistance of a patent agent.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Since the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (the "CIPO")'s release of a Practice Notice on 9 November 2016 clarifying its practice with respect to the registrability ...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
CRISPR-Cas9 is a technology with the potential for an unimaginable impact on society. CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) allows scientists to edit genomes in living organisms at the cellular level by guiding a "scissor-like" protein to targeted sections of DNA within a cell, and then prompting it to alter or "edit" the DNA in some way.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada released its anticipated decision in Rogers Communications Inc. v. Voltage Pictures, LLC.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Despite extensive discussion by our courts, the reasons behind why such a prohibition exists remain unclear for both courts and patent lawyers.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Registering the name of an individual as a trademark in Canada poses unique challenges.
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After viewing the recent Toronto exhibition, The Art of Banksy, Cinders McLeod was surprised to discover that the British graffiti artist, Banksy, may have "pinched her ideas" in certain drawings published in The Glasgow Herald in the 1990s.
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Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala
Registering the name of an individual as a trademark in Canada poses unique challenges.
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