Lawyers, patent &
trademark agents

Privacy in an Individual’s Image

Privacy law is undergoing rapid development in our digital age. Longstanding assumptions need to be re-evaluated. Persons and businesses that routinely photograph or film individuals in public spaces should consider requesting written consents - especially for any commercial publication.

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Update on Changes to Canadian Trademark Law

In 2014, the government passed legislation to make sweeping changes to trademark law in Canada. After several years of consultation, the changes are now expected to come into force in early 2019. Businesses should consider steps to avoid the increased fees and to protect their brands before 2019.

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Copyright & The Crown

When business submit documentation to government authorities or use documents obtained from government authorities, the question as to who owns copyright is often overlooked. As governments adopt new technology to disseminate such documents, there can be unexpected consequences for business.

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