September 19, 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.
August 16, 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.
August 9, 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.
August 6, 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.
January 18, 2019
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and IP Osgoode are delighted to announce our 2019 Canadian writing challenge in intellectual property law. Our goal is...
November 19, 2018
On October 29, 2018, the government tabled Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other...
November 5, 2018
Last week, during IPIC’s Annual Conference, IPIC President Grant Lynds (now Past President), shared the video on the right which highlights IPIC’s recent activities in...
November 5, 2018
Good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to speak at your annual conference. Today, I would like to provide an overview of the intellectual property (IP) environment...
October 15, 2018
April 26, 2018
Canadian Government Releases their National IP Strategy, Including the Creation of a College of Patent and Trademark Agents
The Federal Government held an event earlier today to mark World Intellectual Property Day and to officially announce a National Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy,...
February 27, 2018
Budget 2018 Commits $85.3M Over Five Years to National IP Strategy; Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Applauds Goal to Raise IP Awareness
After committing in the 2017 federal budget to developing a “National Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy”, a first of its kind in Canada, the first details of what may...
February 22, 2018
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and IP Osgoode are delighted to announce our 2018 Canadian writing challenge in intellectual property law. Our goal is...