5 Feb 2020
Christine Pallotta, Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Toronto, is appointed a Judge of the Federal Court. Madam Justice Pallotta replaces Mr. Justice J.W. O’Reilly, who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective May 29, 2019.
10 Jan 2020
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the 13 applicants who successfully passed the Trademark Administrator Exam on December 10th, 2019.
8 Jan 2020
IPIC wishes to congratulate Past President Stephen Beney on his new role as Managing Partner at Bereskin & Parr LLP.
30 Oct 2019
The Council of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is pleased to announce the election of Alain M. Leclerc as its new President, effective September 26th, 2019.
16 Oct 2019
During IPIC’s Annual Conference in Ottawa-Gatineau, IPIC President Patrick Smith (now Past President), highlighted IPIC’s recent activities in advocacy, outreach and awareness, professional development and stewardship.
11 Oct 2019
This year at IPIC’s 93rd Annual Conference, Council named Cynthia Rowden as Member of Distinction for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the IP Profession.
26 Sep 2019
The Patent and Trademark Institute Education Foundation is a registered charity managed by IPIC that awards prizes to the candidates who obtain the highest marks in the patent and trademark agent exams.
19 Sep 2019
The 2019 IPIC Benefits & Compensation Report is the first in a series of compensation reports produced by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). This report provides a comprehensive review of the compensation and benefits currently provided to intellectual property professionals in Canada.
16 Aug 2019
In the winter of 2018, IPIC proposed a working group to the Commissioner of Patents to discuss the issues regarding the statutory subject matter of medical diagnostic patent applications.
9 Aug 2019
On August 9, 2019, Minister Bains announced the appointment of the directors who will be establishing the new College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents.
6 Aug 2019
IPIC Moderates Minister Bains' Announcement on Government Initiatives to Help Access and Leverage IP
IPIC Councillor and Chair of the IP Trade Policy Committee, Jason Hynes, moderated a panel discussion last week at the University of Waterloo where Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains, announced a series of government initiatives to help entrepreneurs secure, access and use IP to build their businesses.