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Bill C-86 Includes Important Changes to Patent, Trademark and Copyright Acts
November 19, 2018
On October 29, 2018, the government tabled Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 2......

Remarks by Johanne Bélisle, CIPO CEO at IPIC Annual Conference
October 26, 2018
Good morning, and thank you for the opportunity to speak at your annual conference. Today, I would like to provide an overview of the intellectu......

IPIC Shares Video on Recent Activities at Annual Conference
October 19, 2018
IPIC Shares Video on Recent Activities at Annual ConferenceLast week, during IPIC’s Annual Conference, IPIC President Grant Lynds (now Past Preside......

IPIC Introduces New Webinar Pricing
June 12, 2018
With the goal of making IPIC webinars more affordable for members in sole and small practices or for those wanting to register individually, IPIC h......

Canadian Government Releases their National IP Strategy, Including the Creation of a College of Patent and Trademark Agents
April 26, 2018
The Federal Government held an event earlier today to mark World Intellectual Property Day and to officially announce a National Intellectual Prope......

Budget 2018 Commits $85.3M Over Five Years to National IP Strategy; Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Applauds Goal to Raise IP Awareness
February 27, 2018
After committing in the 2017 federal budget to developing a “National Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy”, a first of its kind in Canada, the firs......

IPIC Op-Ed Receives Attention in The Hill Times
January 10, 2018
Adam Kingsley, IPIC’s Executive Director, submitted an opinion piece in The Hill Times. The Op-Ed can be read in its entirety here. The Hill Times ......