Intellectual property

The Madrid Protocol’s impact on the Canadian IP landscape

The Madrid Protocol’s impact on the Canadian IP landscape

Though cost effective, Canadians may take a more conservative approach in use, says Oyen Wiggs' Christina Kwok

In plastics patent case, SCC clarifies the calculation of profits awarded for infringement

In plastics patent case, SCC clarifies the calculation of profits awarded for infringement

Court found 'springboard profits,' profits earned after patent expiry, are also owed to patent holder

Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s Trademarks Branch one of the world’s worst for delays

Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s Trademarks Branch one of the world’s worst for delays

A confluence of factors has made the trademarks processor one of the most delayed, say lawyers

Federal Court refuses to consolidate individual lawsuits filed by pharma companies against Janssen

Federal Court refuses to consolidate individual lawsuits filed by pharma companies against Janssen

Companies claimed lost sales after Janssen's unsuccessful defense of patent

Amendments to streamline patent examination process enter fully into force

Amendments to streamline patent examination process enter fully into force

One of the amendments adopted is the imposition of excess claims fee

Jury notice struck in IP case on whether Food Network took idea from producer who pitched show

Jury notice struck in IP case on whether Food Network took idea from producer who pitched show

BC Supreme Court judge rules case is too "intricate and complex" for a jury to deal with properly