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The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and photographer David Slater have settled a lawsuit over ownership of copyright in the now famous monkey selfie. The photograph was...
On June 28, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) upheld a BC court order granting a worldwide injunction which required Google to de-index all websites operated by Datalink...
A number of Orders in Council dated 31 August 2017 confirm that many provisions of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act (commonly referred to as “CETA”)...
In 2014, the Canadian government passed Bill C-31, which formally introduced amendments to the Trade-marks Act (the “Act”). These amendments were proposed to modernize Canada’s trademark laws and prepare...
“Patent prosecution” is a term used to refer to the road that a patent application follows en route to grant or, in some cases, abandonment. In Canada, participation in...
For many patent applicants, Canada’s deferred examination system is a desirable feature of its patent regime. Since patent applications are examined only upon request, the current system provides applicants...
Oyen Wiggs is pleased to announce that seven of our lawyers have been selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada in the field...
We are pleased to announce that Roni Jones has passed the patent and trademark agent examinations, becoming qualified to practice as a registered patent and trademark agent in Canada....
Jayde Wood has joined Oyen Wiggs as an associate after completing her articles with the firm. Jayde’s practice will focus on all aspects of intellectual property law, with emphasis...
WHEN: November 17, 2017
WHERE: Wynn Las Vegas
Stephanie Melnychuk along with Madam Justice Michele Hollins will be speaking at the upcoming CBA West 2017 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada from November 17 – 19, 2017. The Supple