Webinar: Changes Coming to Canadian Trademark Law – Recommendations for Brand Owners to Successfully Navigate the Changes

Feb 06 2019

Join Ridout & Maybee LLP for a comprehensive webinar detailing the upcoming changes to Canadian trademark legislation. This one-hour session plus Q&A with two of our trademarks experts will outline the upcoming changes to the laws in Canada and provide guidance to brand owners and their counsel on strategies and recommendations to prepare for the changes. Join us as we provide you with the following important information:

  • An overview of important changes:
    • Joining the Madrid Protocol
    • Implementing Nice Classification
    • Elimination of use requirement
    • Changes to fees
  • Immediate issues to consider – how they may affect you
  • Recommended steps for brand owners to take before the changes come into force on June 17, 2019
  • Recommendations for Canadian and Global Brand Protection and Enforcement

Register today as seats are limited.

February 27, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Online Webinar + Q&A Session


Elliott Gold – Partner, Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent
Elliott Gold is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm’s Toronto office. His practice covers a range of intellectual property areas including the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, trademark prosecution, opposition and litigation proceedings, as well as drafting and negotiating licensing, joint venture and other agreements relating to the exploitation and/or transfer of technology.

Janet Fuhrer – Former partner, Lawyer, Trademark Agent
Janet Fuhrer is a (former) partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm’s Ottawa office and has served on the firm’s Executive Committee. Janet’s practice focuses on trademark and copyright matters, pre-clearance of trademarks, trade names and domain names, preparing, filing and processing of trademark and copyright applications, representing clients in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings and trademark and copyright litigation. She also provides advice on strategies for the maintenance and protection of intellectual property, licensing, due diligence and securitization of intellectual property, confidential disclosure agreements, trade secrets and privacy issues.

To register:

Please click here to register for this webinar

Please email events@ridoutmaybee.com

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