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Legal Risk Assessments – An Essential Risk Management Tool

May 9, 2024

The best way to address the legal issues that arise in any business is to focus on their identification and resolution before they become legal problems.

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Navigating the Grey: Deciphering “Use” in Patent Infringement Claims

May 6, 2024

In Steelhead LNG (ASLNG) Ltd. v. Arc Resources Ltd., the Court discussed what constitutes "use" of a patented invention in the context of patent infringement.

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Early-Stage Capital Raising for Canadian Technology Companies

May 1, 2024

An overview of the stages and types of financing common for early-stage Canadian technology companies and how to do it right.

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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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How to do it Right: Legal Necessities of Launching a Tech Start-up

Apr 8, 2024

An overview of the necessary legal components of tech start-ups.

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Behind the Screen: Navigating Law Enforcement Requests Post R v. Bykovets

Mar 22, 2024

Implications for law enforcement and private online companies responding to law enforcement requests for IP address information following R v. Bykovets.

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A Word of Caution: Company Liable for Misrepresentations Made by Chatbot

Mar 4, 2024

Tribunal finds that a website chatbot is not a separate legal entity and holds company liable for the chatbot's misrepresentations.

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The “Due Care” Standard for Payment of Annual Patent Maintenance Fees

Feb 28, 2024

In Taillefer v. Canada (AG), the Federal Court considered the scope of the “due care” standard regarding the payment of annual patent maintenance fees.

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2024 Update: Risks of Anonymized and Aggregated Data

Feb 21, 2024

The ability to glean personal information from both anonymized and aggregated data creates a risk of re-identification.