Intellectual property

Law firm helps launch Canada’s first hardware and silicon incubator

Law firm helps launch Canada’s first hardware and silicon incubator

The planned products include healthcare tech to fight blindness and hot flashes during menopause

Canada-U.S.-Mexico USMCA trade deal puts spotlight on trade secret protection

Canada-U.S.-Mexico USMCA trade deal puts spotlight on trade secret protection

Government proposing new Criminal Code provision and one lawyer says a federal statute is incoming

Smart & Biggar announces that Daphne Lainson is new chairperson

Smart & Biggar announces that Daphne Lainson is new chairperson

Lainson’s practice focuses on patent protection in chemistry, pharmacy and biotechnology

Influencer marketing must be accurate and based on actual experience, says Competition Bureau

Influencer marketing must be accurate and based on actual experience, says Competition Bureau

The bureau called on marketers and brands to review their practices to ensure compliance

David Barron, dubbed a “patent star” by Gowling WLG, passes away

David Barron, dubbed a “patent star” by Gowling WLG, passes away

David Barron had over two decades of experience as an IP lawyer

SCC dismisses appeal of Ontario land surveyors over breach of copyright

SCC dismisses appeal of Ontario land surveyors over breach of copyright

Court also finds that Crown copyright provision — enacted in 1921 and never updated — should be referred back to Parliament