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Smart & Biggar
In a highly anticipated decision, the Federal Court of Appeal recently held that a trademark owner could demonstrate "use" of a trademark in Canada in association with "hotel services" in the...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On October 30, 2019, a number of significant amendments to the Canadian Patent Act and Patent Rules came into force
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
A welcoming decision for hotel trademark owners: "hotel services" and "motel services" can potentially be performed in Canada...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Des développements récents viennent marquer l'actualité quotidienne en propriété intellectuelle.
Torys LLP
The Federal Court of Canada has rendered a pivotal decision on claims construction in Choueifaty v. Canada (Attorney General) (Choueifaty), which will be welcome news to innovators in the...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On August 6, 2020, the Federal Court issued its decision in Eli Lilly Canada Inc. v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC, 2020 FC 816, invalidating Eli Lilly's patent, Canadian Patent No. 2,371,684 ...
Bereskin & Parr LLP
A welcome decision for hotel service providers: the Federal Court of Appeal has upheld the decision of the Federal Court maintaining registration of WALDORF-ASTORIA ...
Clark Wilson LLP
Over the last few decades, Courts in Canada have grappled with whether "hotel services" and "motel services" can be performed in Canada in the absence of physical hotel premises in the country.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Dans une décision très attendue, la Cour suprême du Royaume-Uni a établi que la politique en matière de droits de propriété intellectuelle de l'Institut européen des normes de télécommunication...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Cybersquatting occurs when a third party registers a domain name consisting of, or similar to, a brand name to which they have no legitimate claim and later attempts to sell or license the registered domain name to the brand owner.
Gowling WLG
In an important decision for patent applicants who are concerned about subject matter eligibility.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le propriétaire de la marque souhaitait obtenir l'information pour poursuivre les fournisseurs de produits en justice.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
The problem-solution approach to claim construction justifies a process of distilling an inventor's words out of his claim with the goal of, in some sense, freeing an essential idea.
Smart & Biggar
This third article of the French language requirements in Québec series will address the French language requirements for commercial publications.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
The Federal Court of Canada recently ruled in Choueifaty v. Canada (Attorney General) that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's (CIPO's) practice of using a problem-solution approach in...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On August 21, 2020, in Choueifaty v. Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FC 837, the Federal Court held that the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) erred in determining the essential..
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In Rallysport Direct LLC v 2424508 Ontario Ltd, 2020 FC 794, the Canadian Federal Court awarded $357,500 in statutory damages and $50,000 in punitive damages for infringement ...
Gowling WLG
As we adjust to the restrictive measures wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic, many events and performances have abruptly migrated online. Although online delivery offers many advantages, ...
Smart & Biggar
In a significant decision released August 21, 2020, Choueifaty v Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FC 837 [Choueifaty], Canada's Federal Court rejected the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In a long-awaited decision, the Federal Court of Canada has admonished the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's failure to follow the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on claims construction.
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