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Securing The Future

Since 1893

We understand the business of innovation and the vital role that IP plays in today's competitive market-driven economy.

Securing The Future

Since 1893

We understand the business of innovation and the vital role that IP plays in today's competitive market-driven economy.

Securing The Future

Since 1893

We understand the business of innovation and the vital role that IP plays in today's competitive market-driven economy.

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Ridout & Maybee LLP is a full-service Canadian IP firm with offices in Toronto, Ottawa and Burlington serving clients across the country and internationally. Our firm consistently ranks as one of Canada’s top IP law firms in both Canadian and international surveys of in-house counsel.

We understand the business of innovation, and the vital role that IP plays in today’s competitive, market-driven economy.

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The lawyers and patent and trademark agents at Ridout & Maybee LLP bring both legal expertise and real-world industry knowledge to work for our clients. Many of our professionals were leaders in their technical field prior to working in intellectual property law, and hold advanced degrees and certifications.

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Federal Court Overturns Patent Appeal Board on Test for Patent Eligibility of Computer Implemented Inventions in Choueifaty v. Canada

Federal Court Overturns #MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility. Matthew Norwood provides an overview of this recent decision in his article in The Patent Lawyer Magazine.

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Toronto office welcomes Sherif Abdel-kader and Wael Nackasha to the growing team of IP professionals

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to welcome two recent additions to our growing team of intellectual property professionals in our Toronto office.

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Federal Court Overturns MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility

For several years now, patent practitioners in Canada have argued with the Patent Office that their Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility, and the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) "problem-solution approach" were not correct application of Canadian law, and were therefore ultra vires. These arguments have largely fell on deaf ears.

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Deadline Extensions at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office Due To COVID-19

In a notice dated March 16, 2020, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has announced that they are invoking “unforeseen circumstances” and “public interest” provisions to implement extensions of time limits for all deadlines fixed under the Patent Act, the Trademarks Act, and the Industrial Design Act.

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Ridout & Maybee LLP and Partner Kenneth Hanna included in Managing IP's IP Stars rankings for 2020

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be included in Managing IP's IP Stars firm rankings for 2020/21 in Canada for Patent Prosecution and Trademark Prosecution.

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Webinar: New Uses for Known Drugs - Essential Patent Aspects in Europe and North America

Join partner Charles Boulakia of Ridout & Maybee LLP along with speakers Adrian Bradley (Cleveland Scott York LLP) and Kelly Echols (Stoel Rives LLP) for this complimentary one hour webinar on July 30.

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Federal Court Overturns Patent Appeal Board on Test for Patent Eligibility of Computer Implemented Inventions in Choueifaty v. Canada

Federal Court Overturns #MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility. Matthew Norwood provides an overview of this recent decision in his article in The Patent Lawyer Magazine.

Read News Item

Toronto office welcomes Sherif Abdel-kader and Wael Nackasha to the growing team of IP professionals

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to welcome two recent additions to our growing team of intellectual property professionals in our Toronto office.

Read News Item

Federal Court Overturns MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility

For several years now, patent practitioners in Canada have argued with the Patent Office that their Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility, and the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) "problem-solution approach" were not correct application of Canadian law, and were therefore ultra vires. These arguments have largely fell on deaf ears.

Read News Item

Deadline Extensions at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office Due To COVID-19

In a notice dated March 16, 2020, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has announced that they are invoking “unforeseen circumstances” and “public interest” provisions to implement extensions of time limits for all deadlines fixed under the Patent Act, the Trademarks Act, and the Industrial Design Act.

Read News Item

Ridout & Maybee LLP and Partner Kenneth Hanna included in Managing IP's IP Stars rankings for 2020

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be included in Managing IP's IP Stars firm rankings for 2020/21 in Canada for Patent Prosecution and Trademark Prosecution.

Read News Item

Webinar: New Uses for Known Drugs - Essential Patent Aspects in Europe and North America

Join partner Charles Boulakia of Ridout & Maybee LLP along with speakers Adrian Bradley (Cleveland Scott York LLP) and Kelly Echols (Stoel Rives LLP) for this complimentary one hour webinar on July 30.

Read News Item

Blog

Federal Court Overturns Patent Appeal Board on Test for Patent Eligibility of Computer Implemented Inventions in Choueifaty v. Canada

Federal Court Overturns #MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility. Matthew Norwood provides an overview of this recent decision in his article in The Patent Lawyer Magazine.

Read News Item

Toronto office welcomes Sherif Abdel-kader and Wael Nackasha to the growing team of IP professionals

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to welcome two recent additions to our growing team of intellectual property professionals in our Toronto office.

Read News Item

Federal Court Overturns MOPOP and Patent Office Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility

For several years now, patent practitioners in Canada have argued with the Patent Office that their Practice Notices on Subject Matter Eligibility, and the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) "problem-solution approach" were not correct application of Canadian law, and were therefore ultra vires. These arguments have largely fell on deaf ears.

Read News Item

Deadline Extensions at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office Due To COVID-19

In a notice dated March 16, 2020, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has announced that they are invoking “unforeseen circumstances” and “public interest” provisions to implement extensions of time limits for all deadlines fixed under the Patent Act, the Trademarks Act, and the Industrial Design Act.

Read News Item

Ridout & Maybee LLP and Partner Kenneth Hanna included in Managing IP's IP Stars rankings for 2020

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be included in Managing IP's IP Stars firm rankings for 2020/21 in Canada for Patent Prosecution and Trademark Prosecution.

Read News Item

Webinar: New Uses for Known Drugs - Essential Patent Aspects in Europe and North America

Join partner Charles Boulakia of Ridout & Maybee LLP along with speakers Adrian Bradley (Cleveland Scott York LLP) and Kelly Echols (Stoel Rives LLP) for this complimentary one hour webinar on July 30.

Read News Item

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