Intellectual property is the currency of business. While obtaining patents is a good first step for a growing business, how you leverage your intellectual property is what makes a company successful.
With client confidentiality a core tenet at law firms, the term “outsourcing” can understandably leave some in the legal profession uneasy.
The federal government has unveiled new measures on intellectual property as it seeks to improve Canada's performance in a critical area of the increasingly important ideas-based economy.
“Corporate knowledge” is a term that is readily bandied about modern workplaces, but is often not fully understood.
Hoping to implement an IP strategy rather than applying for patents ad hoc, Zighra reached out to Stratford Managers
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