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Trademark Registration in Canada: The Thorny Issue of Use, The Trademark Reporter (Vol. 100, No.6) | December 22, 2010


Who owns copyright: employee or employer? Intellectual Property Magazine, December 2010 Issue | December 21, 2010


Court of Appeal upholds escitalopram prohibition Orders | December 7, 2010


Court of Appeal upholds data protection | December 7, 2010


Comparative advertising in Canada | November 17, 2010


You’ve received a cease & desist letter — now what? | November 17, 2010


Celebrity inventors | November 17, 2010


IP Connections Recent developments in brief — November/December 2010 | November 17, 2010


Important differences between Canadian and U.S. trademark application procedures | November 17, 2010


Google revises trademark policy for Canadian advertisements | November 11, 2010


Court of Appeal upholds rejection of product claims for obviousness-type double patenting over product-by-process claims | November 11, 2010


Use of competitors’ names in keyword advertising held to be fair game | November 11, 2010


Innovation and intellectual property: indispensible business levers | November 11, 2010


Court of Appeal upholds rejection of product claims for obviousness-type double patenting over product-by-process claims | November 1, 2010


Canadian Intellectual Property Office requests comments concerning remuneration to patentee for compulsory licence under section 19 of the Patent Act | October 25, 2010


Amazon.com appeal allowed — business methods patentable in Canada | October 14, 2010


Firms congratulate newest patent agent | October 13, 2010


Smart & Biggar successfully represents plaintiffs in patent infringement action in Federal Court | September 9, 2010


Use of competitors’ names in keyword advertising held to be fair game | September 9, 2010


Google revises trademark policy for Canadian advertisements | September 9, 2010


Canadian Intellectual Property Office news | September 9, 2010


Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh welcomes new associates | September 2, 2010


Federal Court of Appeal overturns invalidity ruling in olanzapine infringement action | August 5, 2010


Front-of-the-line treatment of “green innovations” coming soon to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office | July 21, 2010


Modernization of the Copyright Act | July 21, 2010


Stopping infringing products at the Canadian border | July 21, 2010


Bill C-32 — Modernization of the Copyright Act | June 8, 2010


Bettering your business position using IP assets | May 19, 2010


Make a statement without saying a (misleading) word | May 19, 2010


Time limitations worth noting: is it too late to protect my rights? | May 19, 2010


Federal Court introduces summary trial rules | April 27, 2010


Supreme Court of Canada to hear trademark appeal | April 27, 2010


CIPO releases new chapters 12 and 13 of the MOPOP | April 27, 2010


Federal Court grants stay of re-examination proceedings pending outcome of patent infringement and validity trial | April 27, 2010


Act soon to secure new .co domain name | April 9, 2010


Health Canada releases Guidance concerning requirements for authorization of subsequent entry biologics (“SEBs”) in Canada | April 8, 2010


Are you ready for new top-level domains? | March 17, 2010


What’s really in a name? | March 17, 2010


The risks and rewards of trade secrets | March 17, 2010


Registering trademarks incorporating net speak | January 25, 2010


When speed matters — obtaining rapid results in IP litigation | January 25, 2010


One more try at containing official marks | January 25, 2010


Likelihood of confusion between trademarks: would Homer Simpson be confused? | January 25, 2010


Battle of the brands | January 25, 2010


 
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