Canada: IP law and practice: 2016 highlights

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Source: February 06 2017 Contributed by Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh via International Law Office

  • Patent and trademark agent privilege recognised
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement signed
  • Geographically descriptive trademarks law and office practice clarified
  • Test for obviousness-type double patenting clarified
  • Injunctions for retailers of television set-top boxes
  • Norwich order in reverse class action for copyright infringement
  • Issue payment underpayment does not render patent invalid
  • Public display of non-French trademarks in Quebec
  • Competition Bureau releases revised IP enforcement guidelines

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