Financial Assistance for Your Intellectual Property

Did you know that the Government of Canada has various financing assistance programs that could cover costs associated with protecting and acquiring intellectual property (IP) rights? From administrative fees to hiring an IP professional (i.e. the lawyers at…

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Barbeau Evans LLP

We are excited to announce that some changes to our practice are coming in the new year! Barbeau Evans LLP.

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Thanks Paul – Ride for the Cure

Congratulations goes out to Paul Barbeau for tallying the most donation dollars during the month of January, making him our Monthly Quest for the Gold Jersey winner!

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The Trademark Clearinghouse is Working

For information on the Trademark Clearinghouse, please review our prior post on this matter here. The Trademark Clearinghouse has been operating for the past year and has released data which shows that over 500,000 Claims Notices  have been…

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Protecting Business Property – Domain Names

One asset that can be overlooked when a business relationship breaks down is the domain names operated for the benefit of the Company.  This is the situation that a company in Ontario, Mold.ca.Inc.,  found themselves in when their…

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Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein – E-Commerce Disputes Law Firm of the Year

We are pleased to announce that Barbeau, Evans & Goldstein has received an award from Acquisition International as the winner of the E-Commerce Disputes Law Firm of the Year.  We are honoured to receive such an award and…

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Facebook IP, the Basics

Every few months, I notice that a new wave of user posted notifications appear on various social networks. These notices primarily appear on FaceBook, and generally attempt to unilaterally limit the sites right to utilize user posted material…

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Proposed gTLD’s Released Today

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) has today revealed a list of all the new generic Top-Level Domain names that have been applied for.  Currently there are only 22 gTLDs, (e.g. .com, .net, .org), but…

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Sir Richard Branson and an Embarrassing Domain Name

A recent decision from the National Arbitration Forum demonstrates how Sir Richard Branson was caught out and embarrassed when a new Sponsored Top Level Domain (“sTLD”) was registered along with his name. sTLD’s are a select domains that…

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