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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A New Way To Do Music – Nyhla Records Inc.

There are those that love music, and there are those that live music.  Some members of our firm fall into the former category, but one of our clients falls squarely into the latter category: Angus Maude of Nyhla…

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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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The Evolution of Non-Disclosure Agreements

The multi-jurisdictional protection of intellectual property, related trade secrets, know-how and business methodology is moving away from the "standard issue" Non-Disclosure Agreements (the "NDA"), toward a more comprehensive and multi-layered Non-Disclosure, Non-Use, Non-Competition and Non-Circumvention Agreement (the "NDUCCA").

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