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The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld the first ever website blocking order. In 2019 the Federal Court issued an order for Canadian internet service providers (ISPs) to block...
Subway has succeeded in a lawsuit against a cannabis dispensary using various trademarks with the word BUDWAY. The court found that BUDWAY was confusingly similar with various trademarks owned...
Bev Standing, a Canadian voice actor, has sued TikTok for allegedly using recordings of her voice without her consent. TikTok is a social media platform that allows users to...
On 3 May 2021, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published two new Practice Notices aiming to address its unexamined application backlog. There is currently a significant examination backlog...
The U.S. Supreme Court released a much-anticipated ruling in Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc., 593 U.S. ____ (2021) on 5 April 2021, ending the decade-long copyright battle between...
Trademark distinctiveness is an examination criterion that was introduced to Canadian trademarks law on June 17, 2019, the day on which amendments to the Trademarks Act came into force....
Oyen Wiggs is proud to announce the recognition of six of its lawyers, Thomas Bailey, Bruce Green, Gavin Manning, Jennifer Marles, David McGruder, and Hilton Sue as leading lawyers...
We are pleased to announce that the 2021 Canadian Law Awards has selected Oyen Wiggs as one of the Excellence Award recipients in the category of “IP Boutique Law...
Oyen Wiggs congratulates Nick Garner who has become a Partner of the Firm. Nick Garner is both a patent lawyer and professional engineer with particular expertise in preparing and...