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Don’t flip your lid FLIP-TOP not distinctive of tobacco products

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 21 2015

In Philip Morris Products S.A. v. Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited, 2014 FC 1237, the Federal Court of Canada upheld a decision of the Trademarks

Beware: scams involving unofficial payment requests on the rise

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 20 2015

Recently, there has been a reported increase in misleading requests for payment of so-called "publication" or "registration" fees from "official

Federal court overturns Commissioner of Patents: claims with fixed dosages and dosing schedules held not to be methods of medical treatment

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2015

In AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd v Canada (Attorney General) "AbbVie" the Federal Court allowed AbbVie's appeal of a decision by the Commissioner of

New “highway” opens between Canada and Europe

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
  • -
  • January 6 2015

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) have started their Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot

Canada: a problem on the rise

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2015

With the explosive growth of internet-based services, misappropriation of identity or personality cases may become even more common in Canada

Canada takes the battle on counterfeits to its borders

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2015

Canadian developments on the anti-counterfeiting front came in fast at the close of 2014, ushering in a customs "Request for Assistance" procedure -

Customs request for assistance regime for counterfeits, expanded definition for trademark infringement, and new criminal sanctions now in force

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 5 2015

The provisions relating to the customs "Request for Assistance" procedure in Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, came into force on

Flashing lights: rare interlocutory injunction granted

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

Interlocutory injunctions are rarely granted in trademark and trade name cases in Canada owing, particularly, to evidence of irreparable harm - one of

The customs request for assistance regime for counterfeit goods may be in force in early 2015

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 10 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (the "Act"), received Royal Assent on December 9, 2014. The law is intended to give trademark and

Canadian patent term extension the treaty text is released

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 2 2014

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