Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The recent small claims court decision in Kashruth Council of Canada v 1412189 Ontario Inc., 2018 CanLII 130064 saw the Ontario Small Claims Court grant the maximum $25,000 award available in that court to the plaintiff...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Supreme Court of Justice granted an injunction until trial (an interlocutory injunction) in a passing off case.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
It has been a very interesting year in the Copyright world with a number of significant decisions being released.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal provides a useful summary of the law concerning the effect of infringing use on the distinctiveness of a trademark.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
There are many decided cases each year relating to trademarks.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
2018 saw many developments in the practice of Canadian intellectual property litigation. Notably, there were small but significant amendments to the Patent Act ...
Goodmans LLP
The first U.S. Supreme Court patent-related decision of 2019 has confirmed the long standing rule that commercial exploitation of a patentable invention may bar the issuance of a patent in the U.S., even where there is no public disclosure of the invention!
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Il y a une nouvelle lueur d'espoir pour les propriétaires de marques de commerce qui détiennent des enregistrements visant les services hôteliers ...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
La Cour suprême du Canada a publié aujourd'hui sa décision longuement attendue dans l'affaire Rogers Communications Inc. c Voltage Pictures, LLC.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Taking the time to plan an intellectual property (IP) strategy appropriate for your business can yield a substantial return.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
La Cour fédérale a récemment statué que les parties à un litige pour violation de brevet avaient conclu un règlement et elle a donné effet à celui-ci, en dépit de la subsistance de leur différend quant aux modalités du règlement.
Aird & Berlis LLP
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Trademarks Group at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has been recognized with its sixth consecutive gold ranking in the 2019 edition of World Trademark Review's WTR 1000 — The World's Leading Trademark Professionals.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Twenty years ago, the human genome project started producing data that radically improved our understanding of biology
Bereskin & Parr LLP
À la fin avril 2018, le gouvernement fédéral du Canada a annoncé le lancement d'une nouvelle stratégie en matière de propriété intellectuelle (PI).
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Autrefois, le demandeur de brevet canadien qui n'en n'était pas l'inventeur devait enregistrer une cession ou d'autres éléments de preuve pour démontrer que ses droits tiraient leur origine de l'invention de l'inventeur.
Clark Wilson LLP
Building—and then maintaining—a powerful brand is difficult; registering a trademark to protect your brand can also be a challenge.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
Earlier this month we also issued a round-up of notable patent decisions from the last year, and our 2018 highlights in Canadian Life Sciences IP covers decisions on the merits in that space.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
2018 was an exciting year for the trademarks profession in Canada.
Aird & Berlis LLP
McDonald's no longer owns the "BIG MAC" trademark in Europe in the wake of the European Union Intellectual Property Office's decision on a cancellation proceeding filed by Irish fast-food restaurant chain, Supermac's.
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