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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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Meet Our People

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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Ridout & Maybee successful in invalidating trademark registered in bad faith and obtaining punitive damages award

On December 23, 2022, the Federal Court invalidated four registered marks owned by Quebec-based Alliance Autopropane Inc. (“AAP”). AAP obtained the right to use the trademark ALLIANCE AUTOGAS as a sublicensee of US-based propane gas company, Blossman Gas, Inc. (“Blossman”)

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Dino Clarizio recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023

We are pleased to announce the recognition of Dino Clarizio as one of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023. This recognition is given to those with 'vast experience' and 'ability to innovate, inspire and go beyond' in their field.

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Matt Norwood to speak at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium

Matt Norwood will be speaking on a panel on statutory subject matter at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium, being held Friday, 11 November 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:10 PM EST.

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Mitigating Impact from Changes to the Patent Rules Coming into Force on October 3, 2022

This article further highlights how key changes to the Patent Rules are likely to impact patent prosecution in Canada, and steps that can mitigate these impacts.

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There is No New “Making Available” Right: The Copyright Board Got It Wrong

On July 15, 2022 the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) rendered a lengthy, nuanced and very important judgment in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Entertainment Software Association, 2022 SCC 30 (CanLII), .

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Paul Tackaberry

It is with profound sorrow that we share the news of the death of Paul Tackaberry. Paul has been a well-respected and well-loved member of the Ridout & Maybee family since 2003. We are devastated by the loss.

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Ridout & Maybee successful in invalidating trademark registered in bad faith and obtaining punitive damages award

On December 23, 2022, the Federal Court invalidated four registered marks owned by Quebec-based Alliance Autopropane Inc. (“AAP”). AAP obtained the right to use the trademark ALLIANCE AUTOGAS as a sublicensee of US-based propane gas company, Blossman Gas, Inc. (“Blossman”)

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Dino Clarizio recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023

We are pleased to announce the recognition of Dino Clarizio as one of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023. This recognition is given to those with 'vast experience' and 'ability to innovate, inspire and go beyond' in their field.

Read News Item

Matt Norwood to speak at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium

Matt Norwood will be speaking on a panel on statutory subject matter at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium, being held Friday, 11 November 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:10 PM EST.

Read News Item

Mitigating Impact from Changes to the Patent Rules Coming into Force on October 3, 2022

This article further highlights how key changes to the Patent Rules are likely to impact patent prosecution in Canada, and steps that can mitigate these impacts.

Read News Item

There is No New “Making Available” Right: The Copyright Board Got It Wrong

On July 15, 2022 the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) rendered a lengthy, nuanced and very important judgment in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Entertainment Software Association, 2022 SCC 30 (CanLII), .

Read News Item

Paul Tackaberry

It is with profound sorrow that we share the news of the death of Paul Tackaberry. Paul has been a well-respected and well-loved member of the Ridout & Maybee family since 2003. We are devastated by the loss.

Read News Item

Blog

Ridout & Maybee successful in invalidating trademark registered in bad faith and obtaining punitive damages award

On December 23, 2022, the Federal Court invalidated four registered marks owned by Quebec-based Alliance Autopropane Inc. (“AAP”). AAP obtained the right to use the trademark ALLIANCE AUTOGAS as a sublicensee of US-based propane gas company, Blossman Gas, Inc. (“Blossman”)

Read News Item

Dino Clarizio recognized in Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023

We are pleased to announce the recognition of Dino Clarizio as one of Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite 2023. This recognition is given to those with 'vast experience' and 'ability to innovate, inspire and go beyond' in their field.

Read News Item

Matt Norwood to speak at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium

Matt Norwood will be speaking on a panel on statutory subject matter at the Eleventh Annual University of Toronto Patent Colloquium, being held Friday, 11 November 2022, 9:00 AM – 3:10 PM EST.

Read News Item

Mitigating Impact from Changes to the Patent Rules Coming into Force on October 3, 2022

This article further highlights how key changes to the Patent Rules are likely to impact patent prosecution in Canada, and steps that can mitigate these impacts.

Read News Item

There is No New “Making Available” Right: The Copyright Board Got It Wrong

On July 15, 2022 the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) rendered a lengthy, nuanced and very important judgment in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Entertainment Software Association, 2022 SCC 30 (CanLII), .

Read News Item

Paul Tackaberry

It is with profound sorrow that we share the news of the death of Paul Tackaberry. Paul has been a well-respected and well-loved member of the Ridout & Maybee family since 2003. We are devastated by the loss.

Read News Item