Exhausting your Promises in Madrid –
an update of recent developments in IP law

Presented on Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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  • Exhausting your Promises in Madrid – an update of recent developments in IP law

  • About this program:
  • Join us for an overview of recent developments in IP law. During this webinar, members of our National Intellectual Property team will discuss:

    - The impact of the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc. abolishing the promise doctrine in patent law;
    - Progress on the implementation of the Madrid Protocol and Nice Classification for trademarks;
    - The contrast between the patent exhaustion principle in Canada and the US Supreme Court's decision in Impression Products, Inc. v. Lexmark International, Inc.; and
    - Global intellectual property injunctions (the Canadian Supreme Court's precedent setting decision to uphold a worldwide injunction – Google v. Equustek).

  • Accreditation:

  • This program qualifies for up to 1.5 hours of eligible educational activity or CPD/MCE credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia, Ontario and Québec.