Canada: The New Frontier For Global IP Litigation
by Steven Garland and Kevin P. Siu
2017 has been a banner year for IP litigation in Canada. A series of recent cases, from big trials to precedent-setting appeals before the Supreme Court, have garnered international attention from IP owners.
With these decisions, changes in law, and improved court procedures for assisting litigants in getting to trial efficiently and in obtaining interlocutory remedies more quickly, Canada is an extremely attractive jurisdiction for the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights.
This article originally appeared in Managing Intellectual Property, September 2017. Smart & Biggar’s litigation team successfully represented most of the IP owners featured in the article and is unquestionably the “go-to firm” for Canadian IP litigation. We are pleased to provide you with our analysis of these important cases.
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