Your First Intellectual Property Matter: A Practical Guide (YLD) (Archived Video Stream) 

Apr. 4, 2013
Toronto Online

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 4, 2013. 

Get a practical guide for navigating patent, trade-mark and copyright matters in Canada! This essential video will provide you with the tools you need to advise your clients on maximizing the value of intellectual property rights for their businesses. You will also acquire critical skills for obtaining and enforcing patents for your clients, for registering, licensing and asserting trademark rights and for copyright ownership, transfer and litigation. This video is a must for any lawyer beginning to practice intellectual property law!

Program Chairs:

Erin Fordyce, Baker & McKenzie LLP
Geoff Mowatt,Dimock Stratton LLP

Copyright – Originating Disputes and Creating Defences
a) What is copyright?
Carys Craig, Associate Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University

b) Asserting Copyright
Sangeetha Punniyamoorthy, Dimock Stratton LLP

Trademarks – Types, Protection & Enforcement
a) Obtaining Trademark Protection
Paul Tackaberry, Ridout & Maybee, LLP

b) Asserting Trademark Rights
Jeilah Y. Chan, Bennett Jones LLP

Patents – Where is the Fence? When Has It Been Crossed?
a) Preparing and Obtaining a Patent
Matthew Powell, Gilbert’s LLP

b) Patent Litigation
Adam Bobker, Bereskin & Parr LLP

c) Patented Medicines Litigation
Kamleh Nicola, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Overview – Patents, Trademarks and Copyright as Business Assets
a) Tips for Managing an IP Portfolio
Christopher Aide, Baker & McKenzie LLP

b) Managing Client Expectations
Christopher Aide, Baker & McKenzie LLP


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