British Columbia Chapter

The ACC British Columbia (ACCBC) Chapter serves the needs of nearly 100 in-house lawyers who represent more than 50 organizations through networking, knowledge sharing, and continuing legal education on behalf of the in-house profession. Started in July 2012, ACCBC is the premier networking organization for in-house counsel in British Columbia.

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Spring Social - Presented by Blakes and the ACC BC Chapter

May 15, 2014
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar 601 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC

Emerging Global Trends for Corporate Counsel

Jun 19-20, 2014
Park Hyatt, Toronto, Ontario

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ACC Newsstand

Alberta’s new pension legislation will you be ready?

Apr 16, 2014 - In December 2012, the Alberta government gave royal assent to Bill 10, the new Employment Pension Plans Act(New Act). The New Act is to come into

On your (trade-)marks, get set, go! Canadian government seeks swift passage of changes to Trade-marks Act

Apr 16, 2014 - On March 28, 2014, the Government of Canada proposed the most substantial changes to Canada's Trade-marks Act since the existing legislation came

Recent .ca domain name decision accepts broad interpretation of what constitutes a brand owner’s prior trade-mark “rights” in Canada

Apr 16, 2014 - The recent decision of Guitar Center Inc v Robert Piperni (“Guitar Center”), CIRA Decision No. 0254, confirms that a broad definition of “rights”

Does an innovator have standing and a right to be made a party to a judicial review of the Minister of Health’s decision relating to the application of the Data Protection Regime?

Apr 15, 2014 - This question was recently considered in the Reasons for Order and Order released today in relation to HOSPIRA HEALTHCARE CORPORATION v THE MINISTER

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