Commitee Info

Intervention

  • Grant W. Lynds, Chair, Marks & Clerk LLP (Ottawa)

The Intervention Committee shall be designated by Council as an ad hoc committee of IPIC and its members shall be appointed by Council, as per IPIC’s intervention policy. The Intervention Committee is responsible for the following activities: monitor or identify judicial and administrative decisions which involve significant issues of law or practice which affect intellectual property; make recommendations to IPIC regarding matters in which IPIC may want to intervene; review and evaluate requests for intervention; where a request for intervention has been approved: supervise Intervention Counsel on all cases where IPIC intervention is sought; develop and approve all submissions made before the Court by the Intervention Counsel; and provide status reports to Council on all cases where IPIC intervention is sought.