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Stepping up at the border

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

Canada’s new trademark regime impact on renewals, allowance and classification

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 21 2014

The Canadian government has proposed sweeping changes to the Trade-marks Act that will impact current and new applications and registrations. The

Quebec signage issue not over

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 12 2014

The Quebec government has filed an appeal against the Quebec Superior Court decision that rejected the position taken by the Office québécois de la

United States Supreme Court eases requirement for award of costs in patent litigation

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 1 2014

On April 29, 2014, the United States Supreme Court has made it easier for a successful patent litigant to obtain an award of attorney's fees based on