Intellectual Property Law (Half Day Program)

October 8, 2014

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The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario ("ILCO") is excited about offering a Half Day Intellectual Property Law Program.

Salim Dharssi | Gilbert’s LLP
Top 10 Issues to Consider in IP Licensing and Commercialization

Kevin Holbeche, Partner | Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP 
Protecting Innovation

  • Maintaining confidentiality
  • Acquiring patent rights, in Canada, the U.S. and around the world
  • Commercializing and enforcing patent rights
  • Global harmonization efforts (review of select initiatives and potential
  • impact of changes on applicants and practitioners)
  • Stakeholder impetus for future changes to the patent system

Allan Oziel, B.A., L.L.B.
Trade-Mark Searches and Application Process 

  • What is a registered trademark? 
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office Database of registered trade-marks
  • Trade-mark registrability searches and opinions
  • The trade-mark application process

Sharyn Costin, Partner | Bereskin & Parr LLP (and)
Adam Bobker | Bereskin & Parr LLP
Trademark Protection

  • Acquiring rights in a trademark
  • Scope of protection in registered versus common law rights
  • Maintaining rights in a trademark
  • Enforcing rights in a trademark