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Lisbon Diplomatic Conference & adoption of a new act of the Lisbon Agreement on appellations of origin and geographical indications
  • SIM. IP Practice
  • Canada, Global
  • June 10 2015

On May 20, 2015, Members of the Lisbon Union adopted a revised Treaty for the protection and international registration of appellations of origin

Trade mark news: Canada joins the global party
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Canada, Global
  • November 13 2014

Canada is joining the Madrid Protocol! It's just like the Bourne Ultimatum, but okay it's not at all. The Madrid Protocol is what makes it relatively

Talking point: industry developments 2013-2014
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • March 4 2014

Among the many important trademark triumphs in 2013 were three outstanding legislative developments indicating the high priority that governments

Non-traditional protection for traditional culture
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • November 15 2012

Aboriginal traditions, cultural practices and skills are guarded from misinterpretation and degradation by being carefully and respectfully handed down from generation to generation

Combating counterfeiters and copyright pirates international developments
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • October 4 2011

At the signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) last weekend in Japan, Canada was in company with Australia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and, importantly, the United States

Protecting trademarks from registration on the ".xxx" domain
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 19 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the international non-profit organization charged with creating policies for use of the internet, recently approved the internet domain “.xxx” for use specifically by the adult entertainment industry

Understanding the new gTLD program, and what it means for your brand
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 3 2011

After years of consultation, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the next round of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are generic suffixes of domain names (e.g. .com, .net, and. org

Robert M. O'Connell Jr.
  • Fish & Richardson PC

Cynthia O’Donoghue
  • Reed Smith LLP

John D. Garretson
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP