Intellectual Property (IP) is one of the most valuable assets of an innovative company. However, IP is very complex and it can be challenging to manage cost-effectively.
A New Year’s resolution for your business? Filing a trademark application before changes to the Trade-marks Act
Every business has intellectual property, whether you know it or not.
Simple steps to avoid legal headaches
At a time of year when many of our minds drift to tranquil lakes, cold drinks, lazy afternoons and long, quiet evenings, the Supreme Court of Canada has been busy issuing several importan
Ottawa Smart & Biggar lawyers represent winner in biggest IP infringement payout in Canadian history
A federal court has awarded Dow Chemicals a $645-million payout in its intellectual property infringement case with Nova Chemicals, in what the Ottawa-based lawyers representing the firm
After spending more than a decade growing Ottawa-based WiLAN (TSX:WIN, NASDAQ:W