Canadian Intellectual Property Office Town Hall  

May 20, 2021
Online

CBA NEERLS ONLINE SYMPOSIUM 2021

Canadian Intellectual Property Office Town Hall

Presented by the CBA Intellectual Property Section

COST FOR SESSION 
CBA members: $25
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $20
CBA Student members: $5
Non-members: $100
Government: $50
Plus applicable taxes

TICKET COST FOR THE VIRTUAL FEDERAL COURTS JUDGES' "DINNER"
CBA members: $50
CBA Young Lawyer Members (<5 years): $40
CBA Student members: $20
Non-members: $75
Government: $60
Judges: $25
Prothonotaries: $25*
Plus applicable taxes

This is the 3rd webinar in the CBA Intellectual Property Online Symposium. You can purchase the full program at a package rate. All sessions will be presented in English. Registrants will receive an on-demand recording following each webcast.


Thursday, May 20, 2021 | 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

 

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm Canadian Intellectual Property Office Town Hall (This session is not sponsored)

The 3rd annual forum, hosted by CBA and CIPO, allows members of CIPO and bar to engage in an open discussion in a “town hall” format.

The 2021 CIPO Townhall will include representatives from CIPO’s patent branch, trademark branch, trademark opposition board, and patent appeal board. The CIPO speakers will discuss ongoing initiatives in the different areas, with a panel discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on CIPO operations and service improvements in the upcoming year. CIPO speakers will also provide updates to CIPO’s 5 year business plan and the College of Patent and Trademark Agents.

Panelists:

Konstantinos Georgaras, CEO (interim)
Virginie Éthier, Director General, Patent Branch
Mesmin Pierre, Director General, Trademarks and Industrial Designs Branch
Doug Milne, Acting Director General, Corporate Strategies and Services
Nathalie Tremblay, Chair, Patent Appeal Board
Martin Béliveau, Chairperson, Trademarks Opposition Board
Christine Piché, Senior Director, Patent Services and Strategic Affairs, Patent Branch
Scott Vasuvev, Director, Patent Policy and International Affairs Division, Patent Branch
Iyana Goyette, Deputy Director, Policy and Legislation, Trademarks and Industrial Designs Branch

 

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    DATE & TIME
    May 20, 2021
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM ET

    FORMAT
    Webinar

    *Prothonotaries, please contact cbai_p@cba.org for assistance

    Group rates available. Please contact pd@cba.org.

    SPONSORS

    Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co
     

    Torys LLP
     

    DLA PIPER
     

    Gowlings WLG
     

    Lomic Law
     

    Weirfoulds LLP

     

     

 

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