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  • Managing IP Americas Awards Winners revealed

    March 16, 2018

    The Americas Awards Dinner was held at the Essex House in New York on March 15, and recognised the best law firms and individuals nationally and regionally in Canada, Latin America and the US

  • Managing IP Americas Awards 2018 shortlists announced

    February 05, 2018

    The Managing IP Americas Awards ceremony and dinner will be held on March 15 at Essex House in New York, recognising the firms and individuals of the year

  • Cases and trends to watch in Canada in 2018

    January 15, 2018

    Among potential Canada trials and trends anticipated in 2018 are the Supreme Court’s clarification on several copyright issues, and continued amendments to IP law in compliance with several international treaties’ requirements

  • Canada’s eight most important IP cases in 2017

    January 15, 2018

    Ellie Mertens reviews Canada’s most notable cases last year, including the highly anticipated ruling on the promise doctrine, the largest award for patent infringement in Canadian history, and trade mark disputes

  • Interview: Julie Desrosiers

    September 18, 2017

    Fasken Martineau's global IP and technology leader Julie Desrosiers speaks to Women in IP about patent litigation in Canada, the utility test and the benefits of team work

  • Reaction to the Access Copyright ruling in Canada

    July 18, 2017

    One observer calls Access Copyright v York University “potentially the most disruptive copyright decision we have ever seen in Canadian jurisprudence”. Issues to be resolved include what happens around a new tariff, how other universities will react and whether York will appeal

  • Canada’s Federal Court upholds interim tariff in Access Copyright ruling

    July 12, 2017

    York University is required to pay the interim tariff established by the Copyright Board of Canada in 2010, Canada’s Federal Court rules in Access Copyright v York University. The court said the tariff is “mandatory, not voluntary”

  • Captain Morgan trade mark win, Teva section 8 damages, Health Canada misfeasance – some Canadian IP cases you may have missed

    July 10, 2017

    Canada has had two blockbuster Supreme Court decisions and a record patent damages award in the past month. But there have been other recent IP cases of interest, including a rum trade mark dispute, the reinstatement of Teva's C$125m section 8 damages and a finding of misfeasance in processing Apotex’s Apo-Trazodone drug submission

  • Google’s Supreme Court of Canada loss raises censorship concerns

    June 28, 2017

    In Google v Equustek, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google forcing the search engine to globally de-index Datalink’s websites being used to unlawfully sell the intellectual property of Equustek. The decision was welcomed by the music industry but disappointed free expression advocates

  • The Top 250 Women in IP (2017)

    May 23, 2017

    Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its annual list of the leading female IP practitioners in private practice

  • Managing IP North America Awards Winners 2017

    March 24, 2017

    The North America Awards Dinner was held at the Four Seasons in Washington DC on March 23, revealing the best intellectual property law firms, individuals and cases of the past year

  • Canadian Federal Court awards Nintendo C$12.8m in TPM first

    March 14, 2017

    The Canadian Federal Court has shown it isn’t playing when it comes to copyright infringement in game industry, in the first ruling to consider technological protection measures introduced in 2012

  • Managing IP North America Awards 2017 shortlists announced

    February 07, 2017

    The shortlists for this year’s Managing IP North America Awards have been announced. The outstanding intellectual property firms and individuals in the US and Canada will be chosen from these, and revealed at a dinner in Washington DC on March 23

  • Catching up with Canada: 2016’s biggest IP cases and highlights

    January 18, 2017

    We look back on last year’s Canadian intellectual property highlights and most interesting cases, including a highly-anticipated copyright fair use ruling, clarification of the double patenting test, CETA legislation and the introduction of patent and trademark agent privilege

  • Cases to look out for in 2017 – Canada

    January 16, 2017

    Among potential trials and judgments expected in Canada in 2017 are the Supreme Court weighing in on the controversial promise doctrine, a case involving a worldwide injunction against, and two pharmaceutical patent case appeals

  • Peter Detkin joins Sherpa, and other North America people moves

    January 10, 2017

    Sherpa Technology Group, White & Case, Arent Fox, Conversant, Hughes Hubbard & Reed and Neal Gerber & Eisenberg are among the firms making recent intellectual property hires, as well as the USPTO announcing PPAC and TPAC members

  • Canada roundup: Blacklock’s copyright loss, promise doctrine at the Supreme Court, Quebec signage, CETA, CanCon

    November 29, 2016

    Recent IP developments in Canada include the Federal Court ruling the distribution of a Blacklock’s Reporter article was fair use, requirements for French-language signage in Quebec coming into force, the Supreme Court hearing arguments in AstraZeneca Canada v Apotex, trade mark and patent owners preparing for CETA, and copyright and Canadian-made content being reviewed

  • Arnold & Porter/Kaye Scholer merge, and more North America people moves

    November 11, 2016

    The formation of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, the retirement of a Northern District of California judge, and hires by Brooks Kushman, Osler, Honigman, Seyfarth Shaw, Mishcon de Reya, Morrison & Foerster, Quinn Emanuel, Katten and more

  • DLA Piper (Canada) and Dimock Stratton combine, and other Americas people moves

    September 28, 2016

    Managing IP’s regular review of the latest appointments includes 16 Dimock Stratton lawyers joining DLA Piper in Canada and hires from Brooks Kushman, Chadbourne & Parke, White & Case, Fish & Richardson, Baker Botts, Kirkland & Ellis and K&L Gates

  • IP Stars 2017 research now underway

    September 05, 2016

    Research for the 2017 edition of IP Stars, Managing IP’s legal directory, starts today. Kingsley Egbuonu and Jennifer Ruther highlight some of the things you need to know and why IP firms and practitioners worldwide should participate by making a submission

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