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Supreme Court of Canada to hear another technological neutrality case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 9 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it has granted leave to appeal to the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation et al. From the Federal

Canadian patent term extension draft treaty

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
  • -
  • August 15 2014

Canada and Europe announced in October 2013, an agreement in principle on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement ("CETA"). Its most significant

Canadian businesses: on your mark! What you need to know now about the amendments to the Trademarks Act

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2014

Major amendments to the Trademarks Act, passed but not yet in force, bring both opportunities and risks to Canadian businesses. Currently, Canadian

Stepping up at the border

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 26 2014

In recent years Canada has faced increasing pressure to take firmer action against those who traffic in counterfeit goods and, thereby, to ameliorate

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act 20 points you need to know (the bill is just too big for a top 10 list!)

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2014

On June 18th, Canada's Senate passed the trademark amendments in Bill C-31, Canada's Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No.1. The Bill contains major

U.S. Supreme Court again limits business method patents

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2014

The United States Supreme Court today unanimously reaffirmed that the mere implementation of an abstract idea in a computer is not sufficient to

Biotechnology patenting in the wake of the new U.S. Supreme Court decision (Alice v. CLS)

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2014

There has been considerable controversy in the United States in recent years about which types of inventions are eligible subject matter for

Canadian court grants first injunction against worldwide internet search provider

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 19 2014

The B.C. Supreme Court has ordered Google to block certain websites from its search results worldwide. In a trade secret and passing off lawsuit, the

Is change coming to Canada’s official marks regime? Possibly

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 12 2014

Official marks, described by some as an arcane, unusual, noteworthy or curious feature of Canadian trademark law, may be up for change. Official marks

U.S. patent troll bill unsuccessful what is the situation in Canada?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 28 2014

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, a U.S. bill aimed at combatting patent trolling practices was pulled from consideration by the U.S. Senate Judiciary