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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 Changes to Canada’s Thresholds for Merger Notification and Investment Canada Act Reviews

Feb 28, 2024

Providing updates on the 2024 merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act.

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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.

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Defending Dignity in the Dawn of Deepfakes

Feb 16, 2024

On January 29, 2024, in an era dominated by digital connectivity and rapid technological advancements, BC's Intimate Images Protection Act comes into force.

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CIPO and INPI-Brazil Collaborate in the Patent Prosecution Highway Program

Feb 8, 2024

Details and implications of CIPO and INPI-Brazil entering into a bilateral Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Agreement.

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FinTech: 2023 Legal Year in Review

Feb 7, 2024

The FinTech industry in Canada was impacted by significant regulatory developments in 2023. Explore the key updates in our year-in-review summary.

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Fusing AI with National Defence: Department of National Defence Finalizing AI Strategy

Feb 6, 2024

Department of National Defence on the verge of adopting an artificial intelligence strategy for Canada's military.

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Under Construction: The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Publish Proposed Regulatory Framework for Public Investment Funds Seeking to Invest in Crypto Assets

Jan 31, 2024

The CSA published proposed amendments to NI 81-102 and Companion Policy 81-102CP to create a regulatory framework for investment funds investing in crypto.

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Developing, Offering and Using Generative AI Technologies: Canadian Privacy Regulators Weigh In

Jan 3, 2024

Canada’s privacy regulators have jointly released guidance for organizations that develop, provide and use generative artificial intelligence systems.