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  1. Canada

    1. Calgary AB

      Centennial Place East Tower, 1900 520 - 3rd Avenue South West, Calgary AB T2P OR3, Canada T 1 403 232 9500 F 1 403 266 1395
    2. Montreal QC

      1000 de La Gauchetière Street West, Suite 900, Montreal QC H3B 5H4, Canada T 1 514 879 1212 F 1 514 954 1905
    3. Ottawa ON

      World Exchange Plaza 100 Queen Street, Suite 1300, Ottawa ON K1P 1J9, Canada T 1 613 237 5160 F 1 613 787 3558
    4. Toronto ON

      Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, 44th Floor, Toronto ON M5H 3Y4, Canada T 1 416 367 6000 F 1 416 367 6749
    5. Vancouver BC

      1200 Waterfront Centre 200 Burrard Street, PO Box 48600, Vancouver BC V7X 1T2, Canada T 1 604 687 5744 F 1 604 687 1415
  1. Seller beware: recent action by Canada’s Competition Bureau for inadequate price disclosures

    Canada - April 28 2015

    Recent enforcement activities under the deceptive marketing Sections of the Competition Act(the “Act”) will be of interest to any business that

  2. Outsourcing, procurement and cybersecurity

    Canada - April 24 2015

    Cybersecurity is rarely a core business but it is a requirement of doing business. Organizations seeking to establish and maintain systems that are

  3. Pfizer’s blue diamond shaped pill not found to be distinctive

    Canada - April 29 2015

    Pfizer’s application for the Viagra Tablet Design has been found to not be distinctive under s. 38(2)(d) of the Trade-marks Act, and therefore not

  4. Privacy risks in connected cars much ado about nothing?

    Canada - April 23 2015

    On March 25, 2015, the BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association (FIPA) released a report highlighting privacy challenges in something that

  5. Cybersecurity in M&A transactions

    Canada - April 24 2015

    Firms engaged in mergers and acquisitions need to ensure from the outset that their communications are taking place in a cyber-secure environment

  1. Update on Bill S-4, an amendment to PIPEDA

    Canada - May 1 2015

    Bill S-4 has been wending its way through Parliament since April of 2014. The Bill amends the Personal Information Protection and Electronic

  2. Canadian Privacy Commissioner issues guidance for privacy law and CASL compliance

    Canada - April 30 2015

    On April 27, 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued a guidance document entitled “Anti-spam law’s changes to Canadian federal

  3. Patent claiming one medicinal ingredient not found to have sufficient product specificity to be listed against a drug containing two medicinal ingredients

    Canada - April 29 2015

    The Court of Appeal has dismissed Viiv Healthcare’s appeal of a Prothonotary’s decision (2014 FC 328; upheld by the Federal Court: 2014 FC 893

  4. Respondent’s evidence in PM(NOC) case not struck - found to be responsive and did not raise new allegations or facts

    Canada - April 29 2015

    Shire has lost its appeal regarding the dismissal of its motion to strike certain affidavit evidence submitted by the respondent Cobalt in an

  5. 3D printing and intellectual property rights in Canada

    Canada - April 29 2015

    In December of 2014, no less than the United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) demonstrated how far 3D printing, a