Category Archives: Intellectual Property

YouTube Video Creators & Copyright: Who Owns the Rights? Part 2

In this blog, we will further explore the copyright policies of YouTube and how they

YouTube Video Creators & Copyright: Who Owns the Rights? Part 1

When YouTube finds a video claim of copyright valid, it may remove the video. When

When Signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement Is a Must for Your Business

An "NDA" is often referred to as a Confidentiality Agreement, a Confidential Disclosure Agreement, a

When Can You Use Someone Else’s Work?

Most well-known artists copyright their artistic creations to safeguard them from being unfairly used by

What’s Changed Between Employers And Temporary Staffing Agencies?

The enactment of Bill 18 brought in the Stronger Workplaces for a Stronger Economy Act,

4 Ways your Business can Avoid Copyright Infringement

Copyright is a type of intellectual property that protects original musical, literary, artistic, and other

Using Your Competitor’s IP to Enhance Your SEO

Using your competitor's IP (such as brand name or slogan) to enhance your SEO is

United States Provisional Patent Applications And Their Dangers

Filing a patent application can be an expensive undertaking and it is important for your

Understanding the Value of Your IP

This post is primarily about explaining to you the value of IP in general. If

Understanding The Umbrella of Protection Under Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property is a term that is often misunderstood. Intellectual Property is a term that

Understanding Canada’s New IP Strategy

Canada's latest update to its intellectual property strategy is a welcome detour when we consider

Types of Intellectual Property Disputes and How to Address Them

This article will delve deeper into the common disputes surrounding copyright infringement and what you

Trademarks in Canada May Never be the Same

With Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan Act 2014, receiving Royal Assent, we can expect

Trademark vs Business Name: What Is The Difference?

Consulting a registered trademark agent can help you expedite the process and improve your chances

Trademark Registration: An Essential Step for Every Entrepreneur

As an entrepreneur, one of your goals is the advancement of your company from the

To Search or Not to Search?

This question often comes up prior to the drafting of a patent application. Should you

5 Tips to Protect your Business’s Intellectual Property Rights

Keep these tips in mind while devising a comprehensive IP protection strategy for your business

4 Tips To Prevent Copyright Infringement On YouTube

Consult an IP lawyer to learn more about public domain resources and ways to identify

5 Tips To Avoid Copyright Infringement On Social Media

Social media is the use of websites, and applications to stay socially connected and to

Three Reasons to Employ Alternative Dispute Resolution to Settle IP Litigation

In the event of an IP litigation, there are two ways to settle the case.

5 Things To Do Before Registering For A Trademark

If you have been planning to register your brand name as a trademark, then here

The Songwriters Guide for Copyright Law : Part 2

Copyright registration may be sought by the creator or by the person that has an

The Songwriters Guide for Copyright Law: Part 1

Copyright is considered a bundle of different rights that are set and outlined in the

The Most Important Consideration for Patentability

While there are several requirements that must be met in order to obtain a patent,

The BLA effect on Minerals, Oil & Gas

A builders' lien is required to strictly comply with the BLA. The BLA has specific

Social Media Copyright Guidelines for Small Businesses

Small businesses should seek the advice of intellectual property lawyers in the event of a

Should You Copyright Your Book Before Publishing It

We can guide authors through various potential copyright issues, including IP commercialization and IP litigation,

Protecting Your Brand Slogans From Misuse

The legislation, applicants will have to furnish the Trademarks Office with evidence to establish the

New Intellectual Property Law Proposed By The Federal Government: Part 2

The newly changed legislation will now allow the introduction of prosecution history to be submitted

New Intellectual Property Law Proposed By The Federal Government : Part 1

Intellectual property laws in Canada may soon see a change as the federal government has