Plan for Success – Build an IP Strategy

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has launched a new online learning module to help guide you along the process of building an intellectual property (IP) strategy to align your IP assets and business goals in order to maximize…

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“IP Village” Set to Help Canadian SMEs

The soon to be established IP Village, is intended to help small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada, utilize and leverage intellectual property effectively, to gain business and market share advantage.

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Legal Assistant – Downtown Vancouver

We require a legal assistant to assist two lawyers in the areas of corporate / commercial law, intellectual property, and wills and estate planning.

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Business Structures in British Columbia

In the current article, we shall undertake a comprehensive review of essentially all of the various business and not-for-profit structures available in British Columbia.

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Unfulfilled Contractual Obligations and COVID19

COVID-19’s impact on the fulfillment of contractual terms and a person’s rights and responsibilities under that contract, is a common question and concern these days. COVID’s impact on the economy, supply chain, social interaction, and society generally has…

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Expediated Registration Process for Contested Trademark Applications

The trademark registration process in Canada can be a lengthy process, beginning with a 15 to 18-month examination period before a trademark examiner informs you whether your trademark is registrable. Historically, if the examiner raised an issue with…

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We’re Hiring – Barbeau Evans LLP

Legal Assistant – Downtown Vancouver We are looking for an engaged, focused Legal Assistant to support our unique and varied law practice. We are a downtown Vancouver law firm, that assists clients from across North America, and from…

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Canada Adopts International IP Measures

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has announce that the Madrid Protocol, the Singapore Treaty and the Nice Agreement came into force in Canada today, June 17, 2019.

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Legal Issues for Start-Ups

There are many legal considerations for businesses in the developmental stages, including the appropriate corporate structure, financing, protecting intellectual property, founder’s rights and obligations and protecting the business from future litigation. We have set out below a description…

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Significant Changes Coming to Canadian Trademark Law

On June 17, 2019, certain amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act (the “Act”) and Trademarks Regulations (the “Regulations”), come into force, which amendments may impact your intellectual property. The Amendments The amendments to the Act and Regulations include…

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