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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Become a brand steward

    May 22, 2017

    Trademark practitioners should take bold steps to become stewards of the brands they advise because consumers, brands and communication channels have evolved, INTA President Joseph Ferretti said at the opening ceremony of the 139th INTA Annual Meeting

  • Survey: What in-house counsel want

    May 20, 2017

    Reputation, expertise and costs are the top three considerations for in-house counsel hiring outside advisers, according to IP STARS research. Kingsley Egbuonu reports

  • 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

  • MIP Global Awards 2017: The highlights

    March 15, 2017

    85 awards, including for corporate social responsibility and in-house achievement, were presented at Managing IP’s 12th Global Awards dinner at The Savoy in London last week. The photos from the event have also been published

  • Rare interlocutory injunction granted in Canada trade mark case

    February 11, 2017

    After a 15-year wait, two interlocutory injunctions have been granted in trade mark cases in Canada in the past two years. The latest one came in a trade mark dispute between Sleep Country and Sears over slogans for mattresses

  • 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

  • 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

  • 2016 Canada IP Report reveals fall in patent applications

    November 30, 2016

    A report co-authored by CIPO reveals statistics on patent and trade mark filing and granting in Canada since 2006

  • 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

  • The growing local v global trend

    November 24, 2016

    The latest article in our series by the MARQUES IP Outer Borders Team looks at the localism trend and its implications for brands. By Kate Swaine, Mary Jane Lemenchick, Laetitia Lagarde and Thomas Raab

  • 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

  • The Mad Men of IP

    August 24, 2016

    In the early 1960s, patent practice was quiet and inventors often faced a hostile environment. But then, like now, new technologies were emerging to reshape business and the economy. Across North America, innovative lawyers set up boutique firms that would transform the market, many of which still exist today. Fifty years on, Jakob Schnaidt tells their story

  • Catching up with Canada: recent trade mark news

    July 21, 2016

    Canada is continuing to amend its intellectual property acts to allow it to join international treaties, plain packaging legislation is being considered, and the Quebec government has proposed legislation to require businesses to use both French and English versions of their outside signage

  • When brands meet art, public policy and genericide

    July 06, 2016

    In the first in a series of articles by members of the MARQUES IP Outer Borders Team, Stella Syrianos, Laetitia Lagarde and Nikos Prentoulis discuss the tensions between trade mark rights and freedom of expression

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