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Canada Will Have New Trademark Law Effective June 17, 2019
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • November 15 2018

Canada recently overhauled its Trade-marks Act, Rules and practices. This was ostensibly to allow Canada to become party to several international


Federal Court Confirms That Use of a Trademark Variant May Demonstrate Use of a Trademark
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

The FC upheld the registrar of Trade-marks’ (“Registrar”) decision, concluding that the Registrar did not err in its analysis. The Registrar’s


US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Confirms Test for Obviousness
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2018

In this decision, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (“CAFC”) confirmed the legal standards for obviousness in patent law and


Bill C-86 and Its Impact on Trademark and Patent Prosecution
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2018

On October 29, 2018, the House of Commons introduced Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on


How Canadian Trademark Law Will be Impacted by Bill C-86
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2018

On October 29, 2018, the Canadian Government introduced Bill C-86. This legislative instrument was said to put into place additional aspects of the


What Pharma Patentees Need to Know About Canada’s CSP Regime
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • October 11 2018

On September 21, 2017, the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) provisionally came into force in Canada. Among the elements introduced


Federal Court Clarifies its Position on Protective Orders
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2018

The Federal Court (“FC”) reinstates the long-standing practice of issuing protective orders; confirms that protective orders are governed by the test


Federal Court Dismisses Motion for Early Dismissal of Action Brought Under the New PM(NOC) Regulations
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • September 26 2018

This case establishes the threshold required to bring a motion for early dismissal under the new Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations


Defence of Prior Disclosure Needs Material Facts
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • September 20 2018

The Federal Court (“FC”) confirms that parties who want to amend their pleadings must be able to present material facts for their assertion - an


Brick-and-Mortar Hotel Not Necessary to Establish Use of Trademark in Association With “Hotel Services” in Canada
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2018

The Federal Court (“FC”) confirms that a trademark associated with “hotel services” does not need to have a brick-and-mortar presence in Canada. This