Help With Trademark Matters

2017-07-02

Typically, if you want registered ​​trademark protection somewhere – e.g., in Canada and/or the United States – you must apply…

Estranged Bedfellows? Partnerships & Co-ownership of Patent Rights

2017-05-02

Whether you and a few friends invented the next big thing – or even if you came up with it…

IP Canada Report 2016

2017-01-02

Where do Canadians file, and who files in Canada, for IP protection? The Canadian IP Office has released the IP…

Deceptively Clear? Geographic Names & Trademarks in Canada

2016-12-02

The Canadian IP Office will change how it examines geographic names in trademarks. See the linked Practice Notice for guidance…

16 November 1976: Canada Granted Patent Number One Million

2016-11-16

Forty years ago, Canada granted its 1 millionth patent. Today, the Canadian IP Office celebrates this milestone, and invites you…

What is Copyright? See the Canadian IP
Office’s New Video on YouTube

2016-09-07

The Canadian IP Office invites you to check out their new video which appears on the Innovation, Science and Economic…