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Spotlight on The Pitch

  • November 08, 2017

The Pitch is back and it’s going global. This spring, the world’s top legaltech startups will battle it out on stage in front of an expert panel of judges – and a live audience.

CBA Intellectual Property: Transaction IP Committee update

  • October 11, 2017

Intellectual property lawyers interested in participating in the Licensing Executive Society’s Intellectual Property Standards Committee, or being a liaison for the CBA’s Transactional IP Committee on this committee, read on for details.

Overview of Appointments of Prothonotaries of the Federal Court

  • July 26, 2017

The Commissioner of Federal Judicial Affairs is seeking applications from barristers or advocates who are members in good standing of any provincial or territorial Bar, and who have extensive professional experience spanning at least ten years, to fill an existing vacancy at the Federal Court in Vancouver and create a pool of candidates to staff future prothonotary positions in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto and Vancouver.

Winner of Law School Essay Competition

  • May 12, 2017

Congratulations Sebastian! Sebastian D. Beck-Watt of Osgoode Hall Law School at York University is the winner of the 2017 CBA National Intellectual Property Law School Essay Competition for his paper entitled, “Just Laugh It Off: Trademark Parody and the Expansion of User Rights.”

IP Section Chair heading to international patent law symposium

  • May 11, 2017

The CBA National IP Section, which has been part of the Canadian Working Group for Global Patent Harmonization, has been invited to fill one of three Canadian spots at an international symposium in Munich in June. Section Chair Kamleh Nicola will represent the Section. Read on for more.

2017 Conferences

  • April 11, 2017

Does your Section have a conference in the coming months? Read on to find out.

CBA IP Day – May 11 in Ottawa

  • April 11, 2017

Don’t miss the premier networking, educational and social event for IP lawyers across Canada, from the networking breakfast to the Federal Courts Town Hall, to the IP Day Panels and concluding with the Federal Court Judges’ Dinner. Read on for details.