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Intellectual Property Books: to overcome the digital hydra
The year 2020 will have been a pivotal year particularly because of the impact of COVID-19 on the uberization of the traditional economy. How will we …
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The Open COVID Pledge: Contribute to the fight against COVID with your IP
The Open COVID Pledge is a project initiated by an international group of researchers, scientists, academics and lawyers aiming to make relevant intel…
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3 Types of Licenses to Use as a Pivot in your Corporation
Did you know that some intellectual property rights can be licensed (rented) to other corporations? You can thus allow them, for example, to produce, …
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How to deal with the mask requirement and the medical conditions exemption ? A merchant’s perspective.
Based on recent consultations with our clients, one of these justifications appears to be particularly problematic. What should a retailer do when a c…
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Annual general meetings for not-for-profit (and non-profit) organizations during COVID-19
Normally, the AGM must be held within a certain time frame provided in the law and in the by-laws of a NPO. To this day, some NPOs still need to hold …
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The Canadian Quarantine Act and its consequences for directors and officers in the COVID-19 era 
Slowly but surely, various governments are relaxing COVID-19 related measures. However, we are not there yet. Domestic corporations, foreign s…
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Propriété intellectuelle et innovations en temps de crise
Par Me Frédéric Letendre et Me Virginie Brien Gagnon Aujourd’hui, plus que jamais, il est important de rappeler l’importance des droits …
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Tout ce qu’il faut savoir sur les organisations à but non lucratif au Canada
Une OBNL est une personne morale, qui possède un patrimoine distinct des personnes qui la constituent, dont l’intention n’est pas de faire des ga…
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La propriété intellectuelle : qu’est-ce que c’est?
Certains l’ignorent, mais toutes les entreprises innovantes ont en main des actifs de propriété intellectuelle. Dans le contexte économique actue…
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Adhésion du Canada au Protocole de Madrid : faire voyager sa marque de commerce à l’international
L’adhésion du Canada au Protocole de Madrid le 17 juin prochain permettra aux entreprises canadiennes de protéger leurs marques de commerce à l…
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New Requirements for Your Federal Corporation as of June 2019!
As of June 13, 2019, any private corporation incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act will have to comply with new standards designed t…
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