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  • Latest IP people moves in North America and Europe

    April 19, 2018

    Recent intellectual people moves include Marks & Clerk Canada combining with two Toronto firms, and hires by Sheppard Mullin, Arnold & Porter, King & Spalding, Fish & Richardson, Vossius & Partner and more

  • Trade mark trolls arrive in Canada

    March 21, 2018

    IP practitioners describe a “Wild West” trade mark situation in Canada ahead of the elimination of the use requirement. The number of “all-class” applications is soaring

  • 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

  • Canada’s budding cannabis trade mark industry

    March 06, 2018

    Cannabis-related trade mark applications are soaring ahead of the slated enactment of legislation that will permit recreational use in Canada, while amendments to Canada’s Trademarks Act will also come into force early next year

  • 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

  • Top firms for trade mark work: IP STARS rankings

    February 01, 2018

    Managing IP is pleased to reveal the first set of results of the research for the 2018 edition of IP STARS. Here, we present the leading firms for trade mark work in more than 80 jurisdictions

  • 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

  • CIPO’s IP Canada report reveals global focus among IP applicants

    January 15, 2018

    CIPO’s 2017 IP report statistically demonstrates trends in Canada’s IP filings for patents, trade marks and industrial designs, both domestically and abroad in 2017

  • 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

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