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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

CIPO Accepting Requests for Expedited Examination of Trademark Applications and Taking Measures to Improve Timeliness

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has published two new Practice Notices which attempt to address the current delays in processing of trademark examinations at CIPO.

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In The News: Ottawa law firms join program aimed at protecting Amazon merchants' IP

Tim Bourne, an Ottawa-based partner at Ridout & Maybee, says the trademark application process, which often takes up to three years to complete, can be “a little daunting” for small businesses.

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Webinar: Strategies for Managing a Canadian Trademark Portfolio in the COVID Recovery Economy

On April 28, join speakers Elliott Gold and Joanna Pitkin for a comprehensive webinar on the strategies for managing a Canadian trademark portfolio in the COVID recovery economy.

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Patent and R&D Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data

Matthew Norwood and Wael Nackasha outline some of the trends in 2021 for AI, Machine Learning and Big Data.

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Admissibility of Foreign Prosecution History in Canada

On January 20, 2021, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) issued its much anticipated decision in CanMar Foods Ltd. v. TA Foods Ltd, 2021 FCA 7 [Canmar FCA]. In dismissing Canmar’s appeal of the earlier Federal Court (FC) decision by Justice Manson (2019 FC 1233), the FCA provided clarification on the scope of the recently introduced Section 53.1 of the Patent Act.

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Partner Benjamin Mak Presenting at SR&ED Webcast on March 25, 2021

Partner Benjamin Mak will be presenting a session on Technological Advancement (TA) in Patents during an SR&ED webcast, hosted by SRED Stakeholder.

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Industry

CIPO Accepting Requests for Expedited Examination of Trademark Applications and Taking Measures to Improve Timeliness

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has published two new Practice Notices which attempt to address the current delays in processing of trademark examinations at CIPO.

Read News Item

In The News: Ottawa law firms join program aimed at protecting Amazon merchants' IP

Tim Bourne, an Ottawa-based partner at Ridout & Maybee, says the trademark application process, which often takes up to three years to complete, can be “a little daunting” for small businesses.

Read News Item

Webinar: Strategies for Managing a Canadian Trademark Portfolio in the COVID Recovery Economy

On April 28, join speakers Elliott Gold and Joanna Pitkin for a comprehensive webinar on the strategies for managing a Canadian trademark portfolio in the COVID recovery economy.

Read News Item

Patent and R&D Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data

Matthew Norwood and Wael Nackasha outline some of the trends in 2021 for AI, Machine Learning and Big Data.

Read News Item

Admissibility of Foreign Prosecution History in Canada

On January 20, 2021, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) issued its much anticipated decision in CanMar Foods Ltd. v. TA Foods Ltd, 2021 FCA 7 [Canmar FCA]. In dismissing Canmar’s appeal of the earlier Federal Court (FC) decision by Justice Manson (2019 FC 1233), the FCA provided clarification on the scope of the recently introduced Section 53.1 of the Patent Act.

Read News Item

Partner Benjamin Mak Presenting at SR&ED Webcast on March 25, 2021

Partner Benjamin Mak will be presenting a session on Technological Advancement (TA) in Patents during an SR&ED webcast, hosted by SRED Stakeholder.

Read News Item

Blog

CIPO Accepting Requests for Expedited Examination of Trademark Applications and Taking Measures to Improve Timeliness

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has published two new Practice Notices which attempt to address the current delays in processing of trademark examinations at CIPO.

Read News Item

In The News: Ottawa law firms join program aimed at protecting Amazon merchants' IP

Tim Bourne, an Ottawa-based partner at Ridout & Maybee, says the trademark application process, which often takes up to three years to complete, can be “a little daunting” for small businesses.

Read News Item

Webinar: Strategies for Managing a Canadian Trademark Portfolio in the COVID Recovery Economy

On April 28, join speakers Elliott Gold and Joanna Pitkin for a comprehensive webinar on the strategies for managing a Canadian trademark portfolio in the COVID recovery economy.

Read News Item

Patent and R&D Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data

Matthew Norwood and Wael Nackasha outline some of the trends in 2021 for AI, Machine Learning and Big Data.

Read News Item

Admissibility of Foreign Prosecution History in Canada

On January 20, 2021, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) issued its much anticipated decision in CanMar Foods Ltd. v. TA Foods Ltd, 2021 FCA 7 [Canmar FCA]. In dismissing Canmar’s appeal of the earlier Federal Court (FC) decision by Justice Manson (2019 FC 1233), the FCA provided clarification on the scope of the recently introduced Section 53.1 of the Patent Act.

Read News Item

Partner Benjamin Mak Presenting at SR&ED Webcast on March 25, 2021

Partner Benjamin Mak will be presenting a session on Technological Advancement (TA) in Patents during an SR&ED webcast, hosted by SRED Stakeholder.

Read News Item

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