Character, Pepe the Frog & Copyright

2017-09-02

At some point, cartoonist Matt Furie’s Pepe the Frog character went from “peaceful frog-dude” to recurring character in white supremacist…

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…

Get Your “Patent Pending” with a Provisional US Patent Application

2017-03-02

Many find that provisional US patent applications can provide good value, if used correctly. Such an application secures a priority…

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…