Intellectual property

Will new U.S. trademark rule cost Canadian lawyers?

Will new U.S. trademark rule cost Canadian lawyers?

U.S. lawyer now needed for Trademark Trial and Appeal Board

Queen’s Law partners with European business school for AI project

Queen’s Law partners with European business school for AI project

The Conflict Analytics Lab of Queen’s Faculty of Law has partnered with France-based LegalEDHEC research centre of the EDHEC Business School to incorporate artificial intelligence in the field of intellectual property law.

Cannabis companies still fighting for IP rights, says Blakes panel

Cannabis companies still fighting for IP rights, says Blakes panel

Seven months after legalization, there is still a long line for production licences and a mad, unpredictable scramble for intellectual property rights, say lawyers advising clients in the cannabis sector.

Free trade deal impacts IP

Free trade deal impacts IP

A lot of public attention on the merits of the trade agreement signed by Canada, the United States and Mexico has focused on industries such as the dairy sector and disputes over steel and aluminium tariffs that are still in place.

Decision resurrects disputed patent principle

Decision resurrects disputed patent principle

A group of pharmaceutical companies will be allowed to argue that a decision that invalidated one of their patents was decided based on “wrong legal principles,” a panel of Court of Appeal of Ontario judges said.

Canada on U.S. watch list for IP rights

Canada on U.S. watch list for IP rights

Canada fully deserves its spot on the U.S. Trade Representative’s notorious priority watch list for intellectual property rights thanks to its failure to stop the flow of counterfeit goods through the country’s ports, according to a Toronto lawyer.