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Doing Business In Canada 2019 - Protection Of Intellectual Property
The protection of intellectual property is primarily a federal responsibility and is the subject of four principal federal statutes: Patent Act, Trade-marks Act, Copyright Act, and Industrial Design Act.
9 Jul 2019
Only Memories: Intellectual Property Considerations Related To Video Game Emulation
With the holiday season upon us, gifts of video games and gaming consoles are no doubt top of mind for many holiday shoppers.
3 Jan 2019
A Franchisor Loses Title To Its Network's Logo!
In the bulletin titled Practical Tips for Maximizing the Value of Your Portfolio of Intangible Assets, published on September 11, 2018 ...
7 Dec 2018
Government Proposes Streamlining Copyright Board Proceedings And Improving Online Copyright Notice System
As part of Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, the Federal Government has introduced sweeping changes to Part VII of the Copyright Act ...
20 Nov 2018
USMCA Impact On Communications Industries
On September 30, Canada, the United States and Mexico agreed on a new agreement to govern trade among the three countries to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
15 Oct 2018
[Part 2] Could The Creations Of Artificial Intelligence Be Entitled To Intellectual Property Protection?
The development of artificial intelligence is poised to radically change myriad aspects of our daily lives. As AI-based technologies gain in capability, it is likely that they will play a greater role...
18 Jul 2018
Ontario Court Of Appeal Confirms Broad Scope Of Crown Copyright
In Keatley Surveying v Teranet, the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) issued one of the only decisions in Canada (and the world) which deals with Crown copyright.
22 Nov 2017
Capital Perspectives
Welcome to the 25th edition of Capital Perspectives: Ottawa's Business Law Update.
5 Oct 2017
Quebec Superior Court Rules On The Concept Of Fair Dealing In Relation To The Substantial Reproduction Of Journalistic Works
On July 24, 2017, the Superior Court granted an interlocutory injunction against two media-monitoring websites, ordering them to cease the use and reproduction of the copyright-protected works...
27 Sep 2017
The Federal Government Wants The Copyright Board To Speed Things Up
The Board considers and certifies tariff proposals that are filed by the different collective societies that represent copyright owners.
25 Sep 2017
Bill C-56: A Greater Role For Customs Officers In Combatting Counterfeiting
On March 1, 2013, the Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) tabled for first reading Bill C-56, the short title of which is the Combating Counterfeit Products Act.
20 Apr 2013
Bill C-11 - Canada’s "New and Improved" Copyright Act
After seven years and three previous attempts at amending the Copyright Act, Canada’s Copyright Modernization Act ("Bill C-11") was finally proclaimed into force on November 7, 2012.
20 Nov 2012
The Supreme Court Issues Five Copyright Decisions – All In A Single Day!
The Supreme Court of Canada released five landmark copyright decisions on July 12, 2012.
3 Oct 2012
Canada Strengthening Its IP Regime
As with previous years, Canada has been placed on the U.S. 2011 Priority Watch List of countries for which there are concerns regarding the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
1 Nov 2011
Canada-EU Trade Negotiations – Racing To The Finish Line
In May 2009, Canada and the European Union ("EU") began negotiating an ambitious and wide ranging Comprehensive Economic & Trade Agreement ("CETA") and those negotiations are on track for conclusion by the end of this year.
8 Jul 2011
Going Global: How Canadian Companies View Intellectual Property
Recognizing, protecting and exploiting Intellectual Property ("IP") assets has never been more important to businesses. While capturing the benefits of innovation can make the difference between profitability and demise, there are numerous and competing priorities on companies' time, money, and attention that make doing so a challenge.
31 Aug 2010
The IP Year 2008 In Review: Copyrights (Part 3 of 3)
The owner of a popular BitTorrent indexing website has applied to the British Columbia Supreme Court, seeking an Order that his website located at [] does not infringe Canadian copyright law.
1 Jan 2009
Amendments To The Copyright Act
The Conservative Government introduced important new amendments to Canada's Copyright Act on June 12 which are designed to update the law to reflect the development of digital technologies, in particular the internet.
1 Jul 2008
An Early Route to Market For Generics; Confidentiality at a Price; Other Recent Developments
In a potentially significant decision in Arrow v Merck the High Court has held that a generic drugs company could request a declaration that its product was obvious at the priority date of a patent application. If so, were the patent granted from that application to cover the product it would be invalid. The decision therefore opens up the possibility of generic companies (and any other would-be infringer) being able to clear a product’s path to market without having to wait for a patent to gran
5 Mar 2008
The IP Year 2007 In Review: Focus On The UK
Following our very successful The IP Year 2006 In Review,1 rated most popular Canadian article on the MONDAQ® website ( in February 2007, Fasken Martineau’s Intellectual Property ("IP") Group is pleased to present The IP Year 2007 in Review focusing on IP developments in the U.K. Our synopsis of the year 2007 significant IP related decisions and noteworthy developments in U.K. law will be helpful and informative for those interested in doing business in the U.K. since these may af
14 Jan 2008
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