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U.S. Patent Office Issues CBD Trademark Guidelines - https://t.co/SqdGuRrSxL
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RT @CIPO_Canada: In 4 weeks, Canada will accede to the Singapore Treaty, the Madrid Protocol, and the Nice Agreement while modernizi… https://t.co/UXebXRnm5t
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Using Third Party Trademarks as Hashtags Creates an Implied Association--Align v. Strauss (Guest Blog Post) https://t.co/MrdGgSDTYz
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News 2016

December

John Simpson quoted in Techdirt article

November

John Simpson quoted in Toronto Star article about trademark rights and copyright in "Fashion Santa"

Advocate Daily article quoting John Simpson about "Fashion Santa" trademark battle

John Simpson discusses Intellectual Property Litigation at the Ontario Bar Association

September

John Simpson featured in Lawyers Weekly article about industrial design protection in Canada

John Simpson quoted in In-House lawyers magazine article about "Made in Canada" claims

August

Shift Law recovers 100% of client's legal costs from opposing party in what judge describes as "a case of considerable legal complexity" (and also describes Shift Law's fees as less than expected)

June

Shift Law obtains another summary judgment victory in case involving trademarks, copyright, domain names and defamation allegations

John Simpson co-chairs Ontario Bar Association program on Intellectual Property and the Internet

May

Article by John Simpson in Ontario Bar Association newsletter about responding to online brand attacks

April

Publication of Intellectual Property Litigation: Forms and Precedents with chapter by John Simpson

Toba Cooper quoted in Toronto Star article about Lightsaber settlement with Lucasfilm

Shift Law retained for high profile IP theft case against City of Toronto

February

Toba Cooper joins Shift Law as an associate

John Simpson quoted in Law Times article on Small Claims Court copyright decision

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