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A trademark functions like an identification badge to distinguish one’s goods and/or services from those of others. When the public regards a trademark as a generic term, the trademark...
The USPTO issued Examination Guide 1-19 to clarify the registrability of federal trademarks covering cannabis and cannabis-derived goods and/or services. Use of a mark in commerce must be lawful...
The World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) announced that, for the first time, more than half of all international patent applications were filed by Asian applicants in 2018. At a...
Use is an important concept in Canadian trademark law. The watchword is “use it or lose it”. After three years of registration, a trademark registration may be expunged for...
Significant amendments to the Trade-marks Act were passed in 2014 and will come into force on 17 June 2019. These amendments aim to modernize Canadian trademark laws and practice,...
Most small businesses have a presence in the e-commerce marketplace. Online marketplaces provide small business owners an opportunity to reach many new customers around the world, which may not...
Every March, talented law students from all over the world travel to the UK to compete in the Oxford International Intellectual Property Law Moot. Oyen Wiggs was proud to...
The legalization of cannabis for recreational use in Canada has resulted in massive investment and speculation. To quote a pithy headline from The Economist : “The main high from Canada’s...
The legalization of cannabis in Canada has resulted in massive investment. The North American market is already worth about $10 billion. Arcview Market Research , a marijuana research and investment...
WHEN: May 22, 2019
WHERE: Small Business BC
Jayde Wood will be presenting a workshop with Small Business BC on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 to help entrepreneurs to learn about protecting your business. Our lawyers regularly present seminars on intellectual property
WHEN: May 26, 2019
WHERE: Pacific Convention Plaza Yokohama（PACIFICO Yokohama）