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15 webinars... over 90 leading cases... 28 presenters... 15 CPD hours...

Sign up for the complete series or choose between patents and trademarks.

Join our experts as they discuss leading court decisions on core patent & trademark law topics. The foundations of both patent & trademark law were established over decades – attend these webinars for a refresher on foundational Canadian cases in these areas of law. 

Webinar Content and Dates

Patent Case Law Series Webinar Dates         

All webinars will be held from 1-2 pm ET        

Trademark Case Law Series Webinar Dates

All webinars will be held from 1-2 pm ET 

April 19  

April 26  

May 3  

May 8   

May 24  

May 30  

June 8   

|  Patentable Subject Matter

|  Claim Construction

|  Anticipation

|  Obviousness

|  Infringement 

|  Utility / Disclosure 

|  Remedies

April 21 

April 28  

May 5  

May 12   

June 2 

June 6 

June 9  

June 14 

|  Descriptiveness

|  Confusion

|  Opposition Issues - Compliance with s. 30

|  Official Marks

Infringement Actions by Way of Application

Section 45 Case

|  Licensing

|  Use of Marks on the Internet


Patent Case Law Series

Trademark Case Law Series

Mark Davis Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Paula Frederick Cohen Hamilton Steger & Co. Inc.

Angela Furlanetto DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Brian Gray Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Sana Halwani Lenczner Slaght

Carol Hitchman Sprigings IP Law  

Trent Horne Bennett Jones LLP 

Nathaniel Lipkus Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP              

Kiernan Murphy Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Judith Robinson Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Chantal Saunders Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Andrew Shaughnessy Torys LLP

Bob Sotiriadis ROBIC, LLP

Bruce Stratton DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

Tim Bourne Ridout & Maybee LLP

Jeilah Chan Bennett Jones LLP

Monique Couture Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Mark Evans Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Kelly Gill Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Susan Keri Bereskin & Parr LLP

Jamie-Lynn Kraft Shapiro Cohen LLP

Philip Lapin Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Robert MacDonald Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Scott MacKendrick Bereskin & Parr LLP

Mark Penner Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Tony Prenol Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Mark Robbins Bereskin & Parr LLP

Kevin Sartorio Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP

Registration Fees

The registration fees are for the entire webinar series (15 webinars) or for the individual patent or trademark case law series. It is not possible to register for individual webinars. 


(patents or trademarks)

15 webinars


1-2 people $499 $799
3-5 people $799 $1,099
6 or more people $1,099 $1,399
1-2 people $699 $999
3-5 people $999 $1,299
6 or more people $1,299 $1,599

Financial aid may be available to participate in this webinar series. Applicants will be considered on the basis of their annual income.


Participants will view the webinar presentations online and hear the presenters by phone or through the computer. A web link and audio coordinates will be provided to the registrant the day before each webinar.

Continuing Professional Development

The webinar series is eligible for up to 18 Substantive Hours.



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Program and schedule subject to change.