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RT @hwinkler58: Lawsuit in British Columbia could define what responsibility online platforms have once they are notified that con…
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U.S. Patent Office Issues CBD Trademark Guidelines -
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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…
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Using Third Party Trademarks as Hashtags Creates an Implied Association--Align v. Strauss (Guest Blog Post)
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News 2017


Shift Law successfully defends validity of client's registered trademark against non-use challenge in Trademarks Opposition Board proceeding

John Simpson quoted in Advocate Daily article about trademarks and cannabis


John Simpson quoted by Lawyers Daily about Federal Court of Appeal trademarks decision

John Simpson quoted in Advocate Daily article about trademarks and microbreweries


Shift Law shortlisted (again!) for inclusion among Canadian Lawyer Magazine's Top 10 Intellectual Property Boutiques


Article by John Simpson in The Lawyer's Daily about Federal Court's decision in United Airlines “gripe site” case

Shift Law opens new office at 60 St. Clair Ave. E.


John Simpson quoted in Advocate Daily article about recent case involving copyright in geophysical data


John Simpson quoted in Advocate Daily article about "official marks" in the Trademarks Act

Toba Cooper attends OBA conference on video gaming law

John Simpson re-elected to the OBA Intellectual Property Section Executive


Shift Law's Toba Cooper joins Breakfast Television to explain who owns copyright in photos posted online


Advocate Daily article by John Simpson about trademark provisions in the new Cannabis Act


Another victory for Shift Law in the Ontario Court of Appeal in case involving trademarks, domain names, copyright and alleged trade secrets and defamation


John Simpson quoted by The Lawyer's Daily in article about trademark injunction cases

John Simpson quoted in Law Times article about copyright trolling in Canada


John Simpson quoted in Advocate Daily article about Copyright claims in the age of the Internet.

Lawyers Weekly article by John Simpson about IP in Social Media
(This article originally appeared in the January 20, 2017 issue of The Lawyers Weekly)

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