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Patent and Trade-mark Agent Privilege

  • November 27, 2015

The Canadian Bar Association recommends that new rules to protect communications between patent and trade-mark agents and their clients remain distinct from solicitor-client privilege, which in Canada is a unique substantive rule of law protected by the Charter.

Administrative Law, Business Law, CCCA and 6 more..., Civil Litigation, Constitutional & Human Rights, Intellectual Property, International Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Privacy and Access

Welcome to Justice Portfolio

  • November 04, 2015

The CBA extends congratulations to the Justice Minister and looks forward to working with her to convey the perspective of the legal profession on issues of mutual interest.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum, Child and Youth Law

Welcome to Prime Minister

  • November 04, 2015

The CBA extends congratulations to the Prime Minister and looks forward to working with the new government to convey the perspective of the legal profession on issues of mutual interest.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Air & Space Law and 41 more..., Alternative Dispute Resolution, Insolvency Law, Business Law, CCCA, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Civil Litigation, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Competition Law, Constitutional & Human Rights, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Criminal Justice, Elder Law, Environmental, Energy and Resources Law, Equity, Family Law, French Speaking Lawyers, Health Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property, Judges Forum, Labour & Employment, Law Practice Management, Legal Prof Assistance, Maritime Law, Entertainment, Media and Communications Law, Military Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Public Sector, Real Property Law, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity, Sole Practitioners, Taxation Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts, Women Lawyers, Young Lawyers, Student Forum, Child and Youth Law

Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines

  • August 01, 2015

The CBA comments on the Competition Bureau’s enforcement approach to patent litigation settlement agreements, and other matters in the IPEGs.

CCCA, Competition Law, Intellectual Property

White Paper on Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Settlements

  • April 02, 2015

The CBA responds to the Competition Bureau's Patent Litigation Settlement Agreements, saying more debate is needed before landing on an appropriate enforcement approach to pharmaceutical patent litigation settlements under Canadian competition law.

Competition Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property

National Intellectual Property Section Regulation Amendment

  • February 21, 2015

WHEREAS the National Intellectual Property Section wishes to be more inclusive by involving Branch Section Chairs in the election of Executive Members and to have greater flexibility in the number of Executive Members on its Executive Committee

Intellectual Property

Federal Court of Canada Prothonotaries

  • February 18, 2015

The CBA articulates support for the retention of prothonotaries as important decision-makers in the Federal Court.

Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Civil Litigation and 5 more..., Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law