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.
October 16, 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.
October 11, 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.
September 26, 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.
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...