This article outlines five key considerations for in-house counsel looking to cost-effectively enforce trademark rights in Canada.
This article explains the top ten amendments to the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) that were made after the 2018 American midterm elections. These new amendments affect Canadian IP law .
In this ACC Guide, an overview of recent developments in post-grant proceedings before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board are explained. With relatively new administrative proceedings developed for challenging competitor grants, in-house counsel will need to familiarize themselves with this knowledge to prepare for hearings.
Digital identities are a set of attributes that can allow an individual to be represented in a digital form in a online environment. In this article, in-house counsel will learn the basics of how digital identities interact and why they're so important in a global environment. This resource was published in March 2019.
This article discusses the highlights of reform to the Hong Kong patent system.
This article explores Hong Kong brand trademark laws, including parallel imports, the exhaustion principle, and use of copyright law.
This is a copyright assignment agreement.
This ACC Guide provides an overview on trade secrets in the United States. It will explain the legal framework that in-house counsel can use to inform, protect, and provide guidance when dealing with trade secrets, intellectual property usage, and what you company might face in attempting to protect certain information.
In this Sample Exit Interview Form, a United States Company is categorizing access to tools and information from the former employee.
In this example of possible "Notice" language about Whistleblower Immunity, language is constructed to inform a possible whistleblower of their rights and immunity.
In this Sample Acknowledgement Form, an incoming employee is reviewing and acknowledging the trade secrets policy the hiring company has instituted.
In this Sample Trade Secret Policy, in-house counsel can review informative language about trade secrets and how to define them for potential new employees in the United States.
Amendments to the Canadian Patent Act and enactment of the Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations flowing from the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in September 2017 introduced a new framework in Canada for the issuance of Certificates of Supplementary Protections (CSPs). Key aspects of the two regimes, Canada's and the EU's, are compared in this chart.
Understand the implications of the Brexit agreement of December 24, 2020 between the United Kingdom and the European Union.
Intellectual Property (IP) rights post-Brexit are yet to be determined. In this article, learn more about how the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) are handling these discussions.
In this multi-jurisdictional guide, explore an overview of key legal issues, rules and developments regarding trade marks across a range of jurisdictions.
The article highlights the importance of trademarks in the franchise agreement and process in Australia. Franchising is very popular in Australian business, and as a result, has very detailed requirements for trademarks.
It is common for disputes over intellectual property (IP) rights, including patent, trademark and copyright disputes, to be multijurisdictional in nature. As discussed below, there are a number of important litigation procedures that make Canada an attractive forum in which to litigate IP rights.
This article explores the complex nature of the Brexit withdrawal process and the importance for all intellectual property (IP) owners to monitor any and all updates and to take immediate action to ensure the protection of their IP rights.