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Evolution of the Common General Knowledge: Humanized Antibody Claims Upheld at the Canadian Patent Appeal Board
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2016

Applicants prevailed in the recent Commissioner’s Decision Re Chugai Seiyaku and Kabushiki Kaisha (CD 1398, hereinafter “Kaisha”) 1 from the Patent


Breaking Up is Hard to Do, but it's a Little Easier if You Make the Other Side Pay
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2016

In Canada, it is difficult to get punitive damages for breach of contract. Awards are uncommon and the amount will usually be relatively small. A


Canadian copyright laws have been amended to make works more accessible to people with print disabilities
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

In Canada, more than 800,000 people live with a visual impairment and approximately 3 million Canadians have an impairment related to comprehension


Set Top TV Boxes in the Eye of the Storm Over Copyright Claims
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

The Internet has made pirated content widely available. But there has been a practical hurdle limiting the distribution of pirated content: the


Canada: Will new trademark regime raise the bar?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 1 2016

The new Trademarks Act's registration requirements and provisions on distinctive marks look set to have a significant impact on how pharmaceutical


Patenting Polymorphs of Crystals Internationally
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Japan, USA
  • June 27 2016

Polymorphs are patentable subject matter in Canada and the U.S. Our prior article discussed some best practices to differentiate a new polymorph from


Mobilizing National Innovation Assets: Understanding the Role of Sovereign Patent Funds
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2016

James Hinton has co-authored the report Mobilizing National Innovation Assets: Understanding the Role of Sovereign Patent Funds for The Centre for


Privilege for Patent and Trademark Agents now in effect for Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2016

Effective June 24, 2016, amendments to the Patent Act and Trade-marks Act came into effect providing protection for confidential communications


Leave to Appeal to SCC: Rogers v SOCAN (2016 FCA 28) re Ringtones and Ringbacks
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 24 2016

An application for leave to appeal to the SCC in the case of Rogers Communications Partnership et al v SOCAN, 2015 FC 286, reversed in part by 2016


Protecting Trade Secrets in the U.S. and Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 20 2016

Information that is technical and valuable may be property called a "trade secret". The proprietary protection only lasts as long as the secret is