BOYNECLARKE LLP’s Intellectual Property Law Team is renowned nationally for their broad experience acting on behalf of clients who have investments in and dependence upon intellectual property. With offices in Halifax – Dartmouth, our clients include software developers, film and television production companies, financial institutions, media law clients (print, audio, and visual media), and small businesses.

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Marc J. Belliveau

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Recent Blog Posts

Blog Post | Friday May 17, 2019

Can Copyright Law Apply to Public Documents?

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Intellectual Property

Two recent and interesting Canadian copyright infringement cases have bubbled up to the highest courts in the land and threaten to carve a new exception in the intellectual property behemoth that has become copyright law. The issue is whether certain works should not be copyrightable.

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Blog Post | Tuesday April 30, 2019

Canadian Trade-mark Law is Losing the Hyphen!

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Intellectual Property

On June 17, 2019, five years after the Harper government made countless amendments to the Trade-marks Act (the “Act”) in omnibus budget legislation (Bill C-31 of 2014), the famous Canadian hyphen (inside the word “Trade-marks” of the Act’s title) will become a thing of the past.

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Blog Post | Tuesday April 9, 2019

Must Trade-mark “Use” Always be at a Profit?

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Intellectual Property

There is an old maxim about brands and trade-marks: “Use it or Lose it”.

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Blog Post | Thursday February 8, 2018

Why Should I Register My Trade-mark?

Authored by: Marc J. Belliveau Posted in: Intellectual Property

While a trade-mark does not have to be registered, the legal advantages and significant benefits of registration are undeniable.

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