The Countdown to June 17, 2019 is On: Act Now to Protect Your Trademark Portfolio and Save Money before Canada’s New Trademark Regime Takes Effect
On June 17, 2019, the long-awaited changes to Canada’s trademark regime will take effect. The key changes were highlighted in our previous IP alerts published November 22, 2018, June 22, 2017, October 26, 2015 and June 23, 2014. In light of these...
Change on the Horizon: Significant Amendments to Canada’s Trademark Laws Take Effect on June 17, 2019: What Charities and Not-for-Profits Can Do Now to Prepare
First tabled in 2014, Canada’s trademark regime changes are finally set to take effect on June 17, 2019. The trademark regime changes represent the most significant changes to Canada’s trademark laws (in both substance and procedure) since 1954 and are...
IT service and infrastructure providers beware: Key guidance released by the CRTC regarding liability of intermediaries for CASL breaches
Background On November 5, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) issued new guidance for assessing intermediary liability under Section 9 of CASL. This guidance follows Notices of Violation issued by the CRTC on July 11, 2018 to Sunlight...
The Date is Set – Canada’s New Trademark Laws Take Effect on June 17, 2019: What You Can Do Now to Prepare
By Order In Council Number 2018-1329 issued by the Canadian Privy Council Office, Canada’s long-awaited trademark regime changes are now set to take effect on June 17, 2019. The trademark regime changes represent the most significant changes to Canada’s trademark...
Canada’s Proposed New Trademark Regulations Released for Comment
On June 19, 2017, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) released its draft Regulations under Canada’s new Trademarks Act, which received Royal Assent in 2014, but is not yet in force. Read the draft Trademark Regulations. The draft Regulations are...
David Schnurr interviewed on impact of CASL by CBC News
CBC News, "Anti-spam legislation means headaches for small business"
Businesses across Canada, especially smaller companies, are scrambling to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, which comes into effect less than four weeks from now on July 1. Some say they simply won’t be ready.
LexisNexis, May 2014
Chapter in Social Media and Internet Law.
A Cause For Concern To Geo-Domain Name Owners? CIRA Orders Transfer Of niagararegion.ca To Municipality
Information & Technology Law (Carswell), Vol. 11, No. 3