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Distinctly Different? Trade Marks And The Standards For Distinctiveness
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • March 7 2018

The growth of the online world has meant that many brands which previously would have been accessible by and promoted to a section of society are now


Amended Canadian Trademarks Act: road map to implementation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global
  • January 26 2018

Speaking at the recent Annual General Meeting of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada ("IPIC"), Mesmin Pierre, the Director General of the


How to minimise risk through investment protection agreements
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global
  • November 29 2017

Companies or individuals investing in a foreign country can take pre-emptive steps to protect their investment from harmful interference by the State


The basics of trademark law
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, Global
  • November 15 2017

To register a trademark, there are various criteria that need to be met. In this podcast, Charlie Bond goes through the basics of trademarks, with a


LCIA updates guidance on use of tribunal secretaries
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • November 2 2017

The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) has released updated Notes for Arbitrators which implement changes to clarify the role of


Government increases official fees charged by Rospatent
  • Gowling WLG
  • Russia, Global
  • November 1 2017

As of October 6 2017, administrative fees charged by the Russian Patent and Trademark Office (Rospatent) have been increased by Decree 1151. The


Dealing with copyright and trademark infringement online
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • October 18 2017

Online infringement takes many forms, from the sale of counterfeit or infringing products via the internet, to copying another business' website. In


Guide to Doing Business in Canada: Dispute resolution & litigation
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global
  • October 13 2017

While it is similar to the American regime, the Canadian approach to dispute resolution is informed by the unique


The most investible brands in the driverless market
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • July 11 2017

Recently the Financial Times reported on the accelerating pace of investment in the autonomous vehicle (AV) market, after start-up Drive.ai raised


Super power: Are rechargeable batteries transforming the mining sector?
  • Gowling WLG
  • Global
  • July 7 2017

Advances in consumer and industrial technology are creating a new demand for minerals such as lithium, cobalt and graphite and make mining itself more