Karen Durell

Partner | Toronto

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Karen Durell has practised intellectual property (IP) law for many years as an IP lawyer, Canadian patent agent, and U.S. and Canadian trademark agent. She assists organizations ranging from emerging businesses through to established corporations with respect to their IP rights and related transactions. Karen tailors legal strategies for public and private innovators, drawing on her background in technology and law.

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Miller Thomson IT lawyers participate at Agri Investment Forum

Practitioners from the firm’s CleanTech, MTech and Information Technology groups will be on hand to support the annual Agri Investment Forum, taking place on June 26, 2013, at the Delta Chelsea Hotel. The Forum promotes constructive deal flow between Canadian...

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IP lawyer Karen Durell highlights copyright tips for Canadian startups.

Changes to the Canadian Copyright Act took effect in November 2012. Karen Durell, Associate Lawyer, Miller Thomson LLP, highlights what Canadian businesses need to know.  Karen also explains some misconceptions about copyright in a second video here.

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Andrew Valentine, Karen Durell and Natasha Smith present on CASL

Andrew Valentine, Karen Durell and Natasha Smith speak on “Navigating CASL – A Fundraiser’s Guide” at the AFP Congress 2015.

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Karen Durell and J. Andrew Sprague, as part of the MaRS Discovery District’s Best Practices Series, will be presenting again on Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL). In addition to covering CASL’s anti-spam provisions, Karen and Andrew will be discussing CASL’s installation of computer program provisions, which come into force on January 15, 2015.

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Karen Durell and J. Andrew Sprague, as part of the MaRS Discovery District’s Best Practices Series, will be presenting on Canada’s anti-spam legislation (CASL).

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Robert Stewart, Karen Durell and J. Andrew Sprague, as part of the MaRS Discovery District’s Master Class to Advisors, will be presenting on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).

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Karen Durell speaks at the Insight Drug Patents in Canada conference at St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Center in Toronto on May 7.

Karen will be speaking on the topic of “Improving Access to Medicines with a Pharmaceutical Patent Pool: Legal/Business & Antitrust Considerations” starting at 9:10 am. For more information, click here.    

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Karen Durell has been accepted as a US Trademark Agent.

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Karen Durell speaks at the “AFMNet 2010 Annual Professional School” in Toronto on January 29th about the importance of IP for Researchers.

  Karen Durell has been invited by the Advanced Foods and Material Network (AFMNet) to speak to the attendees of their Professional Development School in Toronto on January 29. Karen’s presentation is titled “IP & Research: What Researchers Should Know...

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Karen Durell will be speaking at the Arts, Business, Creativity Seminar.

Arts, Business, Creativity: The ABC’s of Success Saturday April 19, 2008 8:30 – 5:00Kitchener City Hall Rotunda200 King St. W. Kitchener Contact #: 519-741-2984 (Bernadette Lowry) Workshop Sessions are: Arrival (8:30 – 9:15) Networking and opening remarks Session 1 (9:15...

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What You Need to Know About Owning Your Intellectual Property

Miller Thomson and Canada’s Association of IT Professionals host a seminar. Highlights include: Learn from real life examples of problems companies have encountered when they think they own their copyrights, trademarks and patents Understand proper written IP assignments, waivers and...

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David Reive and Karen Durell quoted in The Globe & Mail

The Globe and Mail, "How Canadian companies can protect themselves from fakes, here and abroad"

Sporting a fake down parka that you bought at a flea market may seem like innocent fun, but it’s nothing of the sort to manufacturers and exporters, safety regulators and those whose business depends on protecting intellectual property. It has recently...

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Greenhouse Partners Enters into Joint Venture Partnership with Cronos Group

Counsel to a group of investors

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Nuera Transport and TexTrail combine to create fastest growing trailer parts distributor in North America

Counsel to Nuera Transport Inc.

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UniPrint.net acquires ePRINTit USA Inc.

Counsel to ePRINTit USA Inc.

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Interaxon Inc. announces US$11.6 million in Series B-1 funding

Counsel to Interaxon Inc.

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ANGLE PLC acquires assets of Axela Inc.

Counsel to ANGLE PLC

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Harbour Group portfolio company Marshall Excelsior Co. completes cross-border acquisition of BASE Engineering

Counsel to Marshall Excelsior Co.

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Starseed Holdings acquires Bennett Road North from Canopy Growth Corporation

Counsel to Starseed Holdings Inc.

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France-based private equity firm Ardian acquires Dynamic Technologies

Counsel to Ardian

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Creative Planogram Company acquired by SRP Companies

Counsel to Creative Planogram Company

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Extended Stay Hotels sells its Canadian hotels in $76 million transaction

Counsel to Extended Stay America, Inc.

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