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Trademark Transitions Webinar Series - Bienvenue à Madrid: A primer for Foreign Applicants on expanding their international trademark protection to include Canada

Exciting times are ahead! The time is almost here for Canada to implement the Madrid Protocol which will permit non-Canadian applicants to designate Canada when they use the Madrid system to expand their international trademark protection. This webinar, the second of two on the Madrid Protocol, provides an overview of the international trademark filing system when designating Canada. Specifically:

Click here to watch Janice Bereskin, Mina Chana and Tamara Céline Winegust discuss "Bienvenue à Madrid", the third webinar in our “Trademark Transition” series.



Trademark Transitions Webinar Series - Bienvenido a Madrid: A primer for Canadian applicants on the International Trademark System

Sit back and be an armchair tourist with us as we explore the wonders of the Madrid Protocol.

This webinar, the first of two on the Madrid Protocol, offers Canadian businesses an overview of the international trademark filing system, and specifically:

Click here to watch Janice Bereskin, Meghan Dillon and Tamara Céline Winegust discuss Bienvenido a Madrid, a primer for Canadian applicants on the International Trademark System

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Going Global with Patents

Bereskin & Parr's, Isi Caulder, Co-Talent's Stephen Yang, Dehns' Andrea Hughes, discuss how smart organizations obtain global patent coverage to maintain their competitive advantage.

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Trademark Transitions Webinar Series - Planning for Change

Join Bereskin & Parr’s trademark experts throughout 2018 to stay on top the upcoming changes and how they will impact you. Our suite of webinars, articles and info sheets will highlight the key points you need to know now and provide strategies to save costs and avoid uncertainty.

This program will be of interest to Canadian and international trademark managers, administrators and advisors.

Watch the inaugural webinar, "Planning for Change", in our “Trademark Transition” series.

Click here to watch Scott MacKendrick , Sharyn Costin and Tamara Céline Winegust discuss Planning for Change, steps you can take now in preparation for changing TMA.

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Privacy Law Primer

Join Bereskin & Parr associate, Amanda Branch for an overview of privacy law basics and what businesses in the private sector need to know to be compliant.

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Trademark Rights in a Borderless World – How to Establish, Maintain and Enforce Rights Online

Join Bereskin & Parr partners Jonathan Colombo and Scott MacKendrick and associate, Tamara Winegust (moderator) for an in-depth discussion on establishing, maintaining and enforcing rights online.

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Bereskin & Parr Webinar: “Promises, Promises”

A panel of B&P patent experts gave point-by-point analysis of the greatly anticipated decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Astrazeneca v. Apotex, that was handed down on June 30th. The Supreme Court  provided new insights and direction to the Canadian patent law of utility and “the promise of the patent”. Our panel discussed the implications of the decision on patent drafting, prosecution and litigation.

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Expanding your Brand in Europe: A Primer for Canadian Businesses

Join Bereskin & Parr partners Susan Keri and Terry Edwards for an in-depth discussion with prominent lawyers from the EU and UK about trademark issues for Canadian businesses doing or planning to do business in Europe.

Highlights include:

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Exploring Cross-border differences in Canadian and US Patent Law: Strategic Benefits and Traps for The Unwary

Victor Krichker (Moderator), James Raakman, and Carmela De Luca discuss important differences in Canadian and U.S. patent law and learn how to gain strategic opportunities as well as to avoid traps for the unwary.

Highlights include:

Subject matter eligibility includes software and biotech related inventions.

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Expanding your Brand in China: A Primer for Canadian Businesses

Janice Bereskin and Sharyn Costin with prominent lawyers from China discuss trademark issues for Canadian businesses doing or planning to do business in China.

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Kids, Digital Media and the Law

A practical guide to help you navigate legal issues when producing digital media for kids

On November 17th Catherine Lovrics and Amy Dam discussed the law and best practices to help you and your clients:
•    protect kids' privacy when producing interactive content for kids in Canada, and
•    manage risks presented by branded content and advertising to kids through digital media.

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New Signage Law in Québec

Brand Owners: Get Ready to Add French to your Signage
On December 1st Bereskin & Parr Partners’s Brigitte Chan and François Larose discussed the new amendments to Regulations under Québec’s Charter of the French Language and how they affect companies doing business in Québec.

Highlights include:
•    An overview of the Charter of the French Language and its regulations
•    The trademark exception
•    The successful court battle by multi-national retailers against the Québec Government
•    Québec Government’s response: Legislative amendments
•    A review of the amendments and guidelines published by the OQLF
•    The impact of these amendments on companies doing business in Québec

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Expanding your Brand in the United States: A Primer for Canadian Businesses

Bereskin & Parr Partners Mina Chana, Meghan Dillon and Jonathan Burkinshaw discussed trademark issues for Canadian businesses to consider when doing business in the United States.

Highlights include: 

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