March 26, 2020
Federal Government Can Now Use Patented Inventions for the Purpose of Dealing with COVID-19 Public Health Emergencies
On Tuesday March 24th, the Federal Government tabled and passed Bill C-13, an Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19.
March 20, 2020
The Transition Board of Directors of the new College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents is pleased to announce the appointment of Darrel Pink as its interim Chief Executive Officer and Registrar. Mr. Pink has over thirty years’ experience in professional regulation as the long-time executive director of the legal regulator in Nova Scotia. Since his retirement in 2018, he has been working with professional regulatory bodies across Canada to improve regulatory and governance processes.
March 18, 2020
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced today an $82-billion aid package to help Canadians and businesses deal with the economic impacts of COVID-19.
March 13, 2020
Over the last couple of weeks, IPIC has been monitoring the situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in order to determine the best course of action for our organization and protecting our membership.
March 13, 2020
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and IP Osgoode are delighted to announce our 2020 Canadian writing challenge in intellectual property law.
February 24, 2020
IPIC's Executive Director Adam Kingsley authors an opinion piece on climate change and IP policy in today's edition of The Hill Times.
February 18, 2020
A new look for IPIC has arrived! IPIC Council is proud to present an updated logo to represent the organization to members and the public.
February 5, 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.
January 10, 2020
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the 13 applicants who successfully passed the first-ever Trademark Administrator Exam on December 10th, 2019.
January 8, 2020
IPIC wishes to congratulate Past President Stephen Beney on his new role as Managing Partner at Bereskin & Parr LLP.
December 17, 2019
IPIC wishes to offer its sincere condolences following the passing of IPIC Past President and Member of Distinction Joan Van Zant on December 16th, 2019.
October 30, 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.