IPIC Intervention Policy

IPIC Intervention Policy

The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is pleased to consider requests to review cases for possible intervention participation.

IPIC will intervene as appropriate in cases at the appellate level, preferably in the highest court in which an issue is likely to be finally decided. Accordingly, intervention will ordinarily be before the Supreme Court of Canada or before federal or provincial Courts of Appeal. However, intervention before courts or tribunals of first instance may also be considered.

IPIC will intervene only where the intervention would constitute a significant contribution to the consideration of the issue or issues involved and only when the position sought to be advanced is a matter of compelling public interest or a matter of special significance to the intellectual property profession.

Click on the links below to view IPIC’s Intervention Policy and the procedures to be followed in making a request to IPIC.

Intervention Policy

Procedures

 

Requests for intervention should be sent to:

Grant Lynds
Chair, Intervention Committee
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada 
Constitution Square
360 Albert Street, Suite 550
Ottawa, Ontario  K1R 7X7

E-mail: intervention@ipic.ca
Fax: 613-234-0671

With a copy to :

Executive Director
Constitution Square
360 Albert Street, Suite 550
Ottawa, Ontario  K1R 7X7

E-mail: admin@ipic.ca
Fax: 613-234-0671

For more information, please call the Executive Director at 613-234-0516.