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December 19, 2018
Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group, including Bereskin & Parr’s Isi Caulder, as they provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the significant IP trends and issues in AI. Speakers also discuss practical tips to avoid risk issues while maximizing opportunities.
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December 12, 2018
Beyond words and logos, companies should consider their overall branding image and form strategies that best protect that image. Join us as we discuss trade dress protection in Canada. We will review case law developments and legislative changes that promote the protection of branding elements.
From trademark and copyright to industrial design, the interplay between various forms of intellectual property rights can protect visual appeal, from colour, shapes, marks in motion, product packaging, store layouts to electronic interfaces.
November 14, 2018
The powerful remedies that IP owners get when a Court finds that their rights are valid and infringed raises the value of IP rights. When we work with our clients to brandish their IP against competitors, or to respond to such threats, our analysis is informed by our experience in arguing for and against these remedies in Court. In this webinar we will discuss the main remedies in IP cases, with a consumer products focus:
• Interlocutory Injunctions;
• Permanent Injunctions;
We also share a list of 10 things to consider when assessing your position in an IP dispute.
We are very grateful to our client, Emran Sheikh of Heys International, Ltd., one of Canada’s largest luggage companies, for agreeing to share some of his experiences with IP as part of this first Bereskin & Parr IP Remedies webinar.
Join Adam Bobker and Laura MacDonald by clicking here.
October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018, marks a new dawn in Canada’s cannabis industry. Legalization will lead to a substantial increase in the market value of cannabis. It is more important than ever that companies producing cannabis, cannabis products and devices seek to protect their Intellectual Property (IP) in Canada in order to increase their market share.
This webinar discusses how to identify, protect and manage cannabis IP assets and to ensure compliance in a new regulated environment including:
September 27, 2018
Join partner Isi Caulder for an in-depth discussion of the intersection of IP rights and artificial intelligence (AI).
Key topics include:
September 25, 2018
Development and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in products and services is exploding and companies must carefully assess the legal risks of doing business in the new AI-powered marketplace. Benefit from a live discussion of key legal issues – including identifying and mitigating risks and liability flowing from AI, IP protections for AI investments and future challenges to IP protections.
June 20, 2018
Exciting times are ahead! The time is almost here for Canada to implement the Madrid Protocol which will permit non-Canadian applicants to designate Canada when they use the Madrid system to expand their international trademark protection. This webinar, the second of two on the Madrid Protocol, provides an overview of the international trademark filing system when designating Canada. Specifically:
March 21, 2018
Sit back and be an armchair tourist with us as we explore the wonders of the Madrid Protocol.
This webinar, the first of two on the Madrid Protocol, offers Canadian businesses an overview of the international trademark filing system, and specifically:
Going Global with Patents
Bereskin & Parr's, Isi Caulder, Co-Talent's Stephen Yang, Dehns' Andrea Hughes, discuss how smart organizations obtain global patent coverage to maintain their competitive advantage.
Join Bereskin & Parr’s trademark experts throughout 2018 to stay on top the upcoming changes and how they will impact you. Our suite of webinars, articles and info sheets will highlight the key points you need to know now and provide strategies to save costs and avoid uncertainty.
This program will be of interest to Canadian and international trademark managers, administrators and advisors.
Watch the inaugural webinar, "Planning for Change", in our “Trademark Transition” series.
Join Bereskin & Parr associate, Amanda Branch for an overview of privacy law basics and what businesses in the private sector need to know to be compliant.
A panel of B&P patent experts gave point-by-point analysis of the greatly anticipated decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Astrazeneca v. Apotex, that was handed down on June 30th. The Supreme Court provided new insights and direction to the Canadian patent law of utility and “the promise of the patent”. Our panel discussed the implications of the decision on patent drafting, prosecution and litigation.
Join Bereskin & Parr partners Susan Keri and Terry Edwards for an in-depth discussion with prominent lawyers from the EU and UK about trademark issues for Canadian businesses doing or planning to do business in Europe.
Victor Krichker (Moderator), James Raakman, and Carmela De Luca discuss important differences in Canadian and U.S. patent law and learn how to gain strategic opportunities as well as to avoid traps for the unwary.
Subject matter eligibility includes software and biotech related inventions.
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A practical guide to help you navigate legal issues when producing digital media for kids
Catherine Lovrics and Amy Dam discussed the law and best practices to help you and your clients:
• protect kids' privacy when producing interactive content for kids in Canada, and
• manage risks presented by branded content and advertising to kids through digital media.
Brand Owners: Get Ready to Add French to your Signage
Bereskin & Parr Partners Brigitte Chan and François Larose discuss the new amendments to Regulations under Québec’s Charter of the French Language and how it affect companies doing business in Québec.
• An overview of the Charter of the French Language and its regulations
• The trademark exception
• The successful court battle by multi-national retailers against the Québec Government
• Québec Government’s response: Legislative amendments
• A review of the amendments and guidelines published by the OQLF
• The impact of these amendments on companies doing business in Québec