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Johanne Bélisle Provides Update on CIPO Activities
October 18, 2017
Johanne Bélisle, Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and CEO of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), provided an update o......

Grant Lynds Elected as IPIC President
October 17, 2017
The Council of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is pleased to announce the election of Grant Lynds as its new President, effect......

Annual Meeting Delegates Welcomed by ISED Minister Bains and ISED Parliamentary Secretary Lametti
October 16, 2017
Annual Meeting delegates were welcomed last week in Niagara Falls by a video of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada......

Report from CIPO on the Public Consultations on the Proposed Amendments to the Trade-marks Regulations
September 01, 2017
Please see message from CIPO below   Hello   Thank you for your contributions during the public consultations on the proposed amendments to the......

IPIC Submission on Helping Canadian Businesses Innovate, Commercialize, and Compete
August 30, 2017
In this submission, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) proposes three complementary programs to help Canadian businesses innovate......

Ideas for Inclusion in National IP Strategy
August 30, 2017
In this submission, IPIC makes recommendations grouped into five categories: education, tax incentives / financial support, legislative changes, en......