Please join the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Council for dinner and a discussion with IPIC Past Presidents Grant W. Lynds and Carol Hitchman on the anticipated structure and scope of the new College of Patent and Trademark Agents. There will be plenty of opportunity to netwo...
Wednesday, January 15 2020 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
IP Licensing Landscape: Key Updates Brad Limpert will provide an update on recent case law and statutory changes affecting the licensing of intellectual property. This will include a review of changes to bankruptcy law, and the implied obligation of good faith contract performance. We’ll also lo...
Tuesday, November 19 2019 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Patent PotpourriProfessor Siebrasse will discuss highlights of several articles he has recently finished or which are in progress. Topics will include contributory infringement and the “but for” test for inducing infringement; overbreadth; injunctions for complex products; and the impact of the U...
Thursday, October 17 2019 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
On the day of implementation of landmark changes to trademark law… let’s talk about patent law! Recent cases have considered a number of interesting issues: overbreadth, scope for prior art for an obviousness analysis, ‘inventive concept’ v. claim construction, and application of the ‘obvious to ...
Monday, June 17 2019 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
On June 17th, Canada’s trademark landscape will change significantly with the long-awaited and much discussed changes to the Trademarks Act that will implement amendments from legislation introduced over the last 5 years. The details of the changes, including elimination of use as a registration...
Thursday, May 9 2019 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Memberships Applications and Renewals TIPG membership runs from September 1, 2018 through August 31, 2019.
Fri, May 3 2019 11:00 AM — Fri, Jun 28 2019 1:00 PM
In April 2019, amendments to the Copyright Act will come into force that will modernize the legislative framework of the Copyright Board of Canada – an independent administrative tribunal tasked primarily with setting tariffs for the use of copyrighted content that is collectively managed. A key ...
Thursday, March 21 2019 5:30 PM — 9:00 PM
Dan Hegner and Charlie Bieneman of Bejin Bieneman PLC will talk about recent developments in U.S. patent law that affect how we prepare and prosecute applications for inventions with functional elements. The talk will focus on the test governing subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101, as ...
Wednesday, February 27 2019 5:30 PM — 8:30 PM