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Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing 2020 Year in Review

Canada - February 8 2021 On the regulatory front, 2020 was dominated by the government's response to the pandemic. This included ensuring that Canadians had much needed…

Amanda Branch, Anastassia Trifonova, Prudence Etkin.

New Tort of Harassment Recognized by Ontario Court Following “Extraordinary Campaign of Malicious Harassment”

Canada - February 3 2021 A January 28, 2021 decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a new civil tort of harassment in internet communications in Ontario…

Amanda Branch.

CIPO Announces Mechanism for Expedited Examination for Applications Covering COVID-related Goods/Services

Canada - December 16 2020 On December 14, 2020, and effective immediately, CIPO announced a pilot initiative to accept requests for expedited examination of trademark…

Ontario Government to Launch COVID Alert, a Contact Tracing App, in July

Canada - June 19 2020 On June 18, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the Federal Government will be rolling out a free, voluntary, digital contact tracing app. We…

Amanda Branch, Raffi Dergalstanian.

When it is Suggested (Sarcastically?) That Injecting Disinfectant May Be a Cure for COVID-19, it May Be Time for a Primer on Claim Substantiation

Canada - May 20 2020 The toll of the economic and health crisis is profound and everyone is looking for some optimism in the form of a treatment or cure for the COVID-19…