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Patenting Dosage Regimes in Canada: The Patent Office Loosens its Reins - Wendy Lamson, Partner & Patent Agent

February 15, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD Overview Similar to Europe, methods of medical treatment are generally not considered patentable subject matter in Canada.[1]    Usually converting a method of ...

Start up financing: play it SAFE, or take notes? - Brian Kells, Business Law Lawyer

February 12, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD If you want to make your business dream a reality your company probably needs to raise or borrow money. Your family, friends, and close business associates are likely the first ...

Changes to the Voluntary Disclosures Program Effective March 1, 2018 - Alanna Mar, Tax Lawyer

February 05, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD On March 1, 2018, a revised Voluntary Disclosures Program (“VDP”) run by the Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) will come into effect that will narrow the ...

China & India Make Software Patenting Easier - Adrian O'Donnell, Patent Agent

February 01, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD No matter the path to establishing intellectual property rights one reaches a “put up or shut up” point where we reach a final deadline to file in any jurisdictions that ...

ESA Amendments (Bill 148) - Tanner D. McInnis, Litigation Lawyer

January 24, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD On November 27, 2017, Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received royal assent and became law. Karin Pagé, litigation lawyer with Perley-Robertson Hill ...

A Business Health Check for the New Year - Megan Wallace, Business Law Lawyer

January 22, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD Over the past few weeks many of us will have taken some time to pour ourselves a glass of wine and think about where we are personally as we start 2018. We have made lists of ...

Listed Issuer Considerations Before Thinking About an ICO - Conor Cronin, Business Law Lawyer

January 17, 2018

PDF DOWNLOAD Companies are raising millions of dollars in capital through Initial Coin Offerings, Token offerings and other cryptocurrency offering. Regulators are quickly catching on and are ...