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Ashley Chu – qualifies as registered canadian trademark agent

Ashley Chu – qualifies as registered canadian trademark agent

Ashley CHU – Qualifies as Registered Canadian Trademark Agent – The Partners, Associates and Staff at Moffat & Co. wish to announce and congratulate Ashley CHU on her recent success in passing the Trademark Agent examinations thereby qualifying as a Registered...

Bill 96 – impact on ip practice

Bill 96 – impact on ip practice

by Mark Butler On June 1, 2022, the National Assembly of Quebec passed Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Quebec. The purpose of the Act, from the Explanatory Notes, is to affirm “that the only official language of Quebec is French”...

Rebecca Huang – called to the bar

Rebecca Huang – called to the bar

The Partners, Associates and Staff at Moffat & Co. wish to offer their congratulations to Rebecca Huang on her recent call to the Bar. Rebecca completed her articles with our sister firm Macera & Jarzyna LLP this spring and is now a freshly minted Barrister...

Canada to change copyright term

Canada to change copyright term

By Jaimie Bordman The length of the term of copyright protection in Canada is going up. Canada’s budget implementation bill contains amendments to the Copyright Act that will extend the term of copyright. The new term length will be the life of the author, plus 70...

Cipo publishes first determinations related to due care

Cipo publishes first determinations related to due care

By Ashley Chu The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently published its first determinations regarding due care. Since the amendments to the Patent Act and Patent Rules came into force on October 30, 2019, applicants and patentees have been required to...

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