The Federal Government has introduced Bill C-56, whose short title is the Combating Counterfeit Products Act. It makes amendments to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act, as well as consequential amendments to other Acts.
The Federal Court has issued a Notice to the Profession regarding electronic filing of documents with the Court. The Court also issued an Annex to the Notice, which details the criteria for electronic service and electronic filing to be effected.
Rules amending the Federal Courts Rules were registered through publication in the Canada Gazette Part II.