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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.

News

Corum Group - Virtual Merge Briefing Seminar - January 28, 2021

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be a co-sponsor for the upcoming Corum Group Merge Briefing seminar in conjunction with Labarge Weinstein.

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Who’s Leading the Way in Cryptocurrency-Related Inventions

As of December 8, 2020, the price of a single bitcoin is approximately US$ 18,891. In January 2016, the unit price of a bitcoin hovered around US$ 380 at one point. The rise of the bitcoin, along with other types of cryptocurrency, has led to one of the fastest growing trends in patent applications worldwide.

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Compulsory Patent Licensing in the Time of COVID-19

There has been speculation about a potential role for compulsory patent licensing if a COVID-19 treatment is discovered but the supply of the treatment cannot meet the demand for treating all afflicted individuals.

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Updating Canada's Privacy Framework

On November 17, 2020, Bill C-11, The Digital Charter Implementation Act, was introduced in the House of Commons. Bill C-11 updates the federal privacy framework through a new statute, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act. While the bill is only on its first reading and will likely undergo changes, there are several proposed sections that are worth noting.

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Patentable Subject Matter: Distinction Without a Difference?

Following the Federal Court's overturning of CIPO's oft-maligned "problem-solution approach" to determining patentable subject matter, CIPO has issued a new Practice Notice in response to the recent case law, Yves Choueifaty v Attorney General of Canada, 2020 FC 837 (Choueifaty).

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Practicing Space Patents

NASA was recently granted a US patent for a method for placing a spacecraft into a selected orbit. The patent is intended to assist NASA in its Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) mission which will place the DARE spacecraft into the moon’s orbit for a period of time. Patenting such a method for placing a spacecraft into a specific orbit raises a few questions as to how the patent might actually be practiced or enforced against an infringer.

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Industry

Corum Group - Virtual Merge Briefing Seminar - January 28, 2021

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be a co-sponsor for the upcoming Corum Group Merge Briefing seminar in conjunction with Labarge Weinstein.

Read News Item

Who’s Leading the Way in Cryptocurrency-Related Inventions

As of December 8, 2020, the price of a single bitcoin is approximately US$ 18,891. In January 2016, the unit price of a bitcoin hovered around US$ 380 at one point. The rise of the bitcoin, along with other types of cryptocurrency, has led to one of the fastest growing trends in patent applications worldwide.

Read News Item

Compulsory Patent Licensing in the Time of COVID-19

There has been speculation about a potential role for compulsory patent licensing if a COVID-19 treatment is discovered but the supply of the treatment cannot meet the demand for treating all afflicted individuals.

Read News Item

Updating Canada's Privacy Framework

On November 17, 2020, Bill C-11, The Digital Charter Implementation Act, was introduced in the House of Commons. Bill C-11 updates the federal privacy framework through a new statute, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act. While the bill is only on its first reading and will likely undergo changes, there are several proposed sections that are worth noting.

Read News Item

Patentable Subject Matter: Distinction Without a Difference?

Following the Federal Court's overturning of CIPO's oft-maligned "problem-solution approach" to determining patentable subject matter, CIPO has issued a new Practice Notice in response to the recent case law, Yves Choueifaty v Attorney General of Canada, 2020 FC 837 (Choueifaty).

Read News Item

Practicing Space Patents

NASA was recently granted a US patent for a method for placing a spacecraft into a selected orbit. The patent is intended to assist NASA in its Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) mission which will place the DARE spacecraft into the moon’s orbit for a period of time. Patenting such a method for placing a spacecraft into a specific orbit raises a few questions as to how the patent might actually be practiced or enforced against an infringer.

Read News Item

Blog

Corum Group - Virtual Merge Briefing Seminar - January 28, 2021

Ridout & Maybee LLP is pleased to be a co-sponsor for the upcoming Corum Group Merge Briefing seminar in conjunction with Labarge Weinstein.

Read News Item

Who’s Leading the Way in Cryptocurrency-Related Inventions

As of December 8, 2020, the price of a single bitcoin is approximately US$ 18,891. In January 2016, the unit price of a bitcoin hovered around US$ 380 at one point. The rise of the bitcoin, along with other types of cryptocurrency, has led to one of the fastest growing trends in patent applications worldwide.

Read News Item

Compulsory Patent Licensing in the Time of COVID-19

There has been speculation about a potential role for compulsory patent licensing if a COVID-19 treatment is discovered but the supply of the treatment cannot meet the demand for treating all afflicted individuals.

Read News Item

Updating Canada's Privacy Framework

On November 17, 2020, Bill C-11, The Digital Charter Implementation Act, was introduced in the House of Commons. Bill C-11 updates the federal privacy framework through a new statute, the Consumer Privacy Protection Act. While the bill is only on its first reading and will likely undergo changes, there are several proposed sections that are worth noting.

Read News Item

Patentable Subject Matter: Distinction Without a Difference?

Following the Federal Court's overturning of CIPO's oft-maligned "problem-solution approach" to determining patentable subject matter, CIPO has issued a new Practice Notice in response to the recent case law, Yves Choueifaty v Attorney General of Canada, 2020 FC 837 (Choueifaty).

Read News Item

Practicing Space Patents

NASA was recently granted a US patent for a method for placing a spacecraft into a selected orbit. The patent is intended to assist NASA in its Dark Ages Radio Explorer (DARE) mission which will place the DARE spacecraft into the moon’s orbit for a period of time. Patenting such a method for placing a spacecraft into a specific orbit raises a few questions as to how the patent might actually be practiced or enforced against an infringer.

Read News Item

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