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May 27, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

Overview (Program Summary)

Smart & Biggar, together with the ACC Ontario Chapter invite you to a webinar on the ins and outs of Intellectual Property law for in-house counsel.

In addition, we will debunk some common misunderstandings about IP among in-house counsel, including:

  •  "Copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets are all kind of the same thing";
  •  "You can just make up the IP stuff up as you go";
  •  "IP is the marketing department's problem"; and
  •  "IP law never changes, so your book from 1988 is a great reference"

We'll cover IP basics and delve into recent changes in Canadian IP law and we will help you build or improve an IP strategy for trademarks and patents, and we will help you avoid common mistakes and pitfalls.

This program contains 90 minutes of Substantive CPD Content.

This event is open and free of charge to in-house counsel only and you must RSVP to attend. Please RSVP by no later than Monday, May 25, 2020.

ACC Ontario reserves the right to review all registrations for eligibility. In-house counsel must be ACC members or meet ACC membership eligibility. Please click here for further details.

Note: Login details for the webinar will be sent by email in advance of the program.

Questions? Please email us.


Speakers

Moderated by Philip Lapin, Partner, Smart & Biggar LLP, our featured speaker panelists for this session will be:

  •  Lionel Fishman, Senior Associate, Smart & Biggar LLP
  •  Daniel Anthony, Counsel, Smart & Biggar LLP
  •  Andrea Pasztor, Senior Legal Counsel, Canada Post

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Credits: 1.5 Hours
Category: Substantive

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