Amendments to the Patent Act and Trademarks Act: Impact on IP Litigation in Canada

Friday, November 8, 1 pm - 2 pm ET

Brought to you by the IPIC Litigation Committee
This webinar will review and analyze the impact of recent amendments to the Patent Act and Trademarks Act on IP litigation in Canada. In particular, topics to be addressed include: the introduction of file wrapper estoppel to Canadian patent litigation and the implications of changes to the Opposition and Section 45 proceedings in the Trademarks Office to future trademark proceedings before the Federal Court. Key take-aways and learnings from recent developments, commentary and caselaw on these topics will be reviewed and discussed.

Beverley Moore
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Jonathan G. Colombo
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Christine Pallotta
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Continuing Professional Development

This program is eligible for up to 1 Substantive Hour.

Law Society of Ontario1
Barreau du Québec*1
Law Society of British Columbia1
Law Society of Saskatchewan**
Law Society of Manitoba1
Law Society of Alberta1
New York State CLE Board1

* Barreau du Québec: As of May 1, 2019, Barreau members are responsible to determine if a CPD activity meets the Barreau’s CPD criteria.

** An application for accreditation of the session will be submitted upon request by a participant



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Individual $125.00
Group: 3 to 5 people $399.00
Group: 6 to 10 people $599.00
Group: 11 to 15 people $899.00
Group: 16 or more people $1,299.00
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Participants will view the webinar’s presentation online and hear the presenters by phone or through the computer. A web link and audio coordinates will be provided to the registrant the day before the webinar.

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Group registration is possible provided that all participants are in the same room. It is not possible to register as a group if participants are in separate locations.