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Federal Court of Canada continues to support patentability of computer-implemented inventions

August 01, 2022

In Benjamin Moore & Co. v. Attorney General of Canada, 2022 FC 9231, the Federal Court of Canada set aside the Canadian Intellectual Property Office’s (CIPO) refusal of patent applications for two computer-implemented inventions relating to colour selection methods using experimentally derived relationships for colour harmony and colour emotion.

Canada's artificial intelligence legislation is here

June 28, 2022

On 16 June 2022 the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-27, also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act 2022.

AI inventorship on the horizon: DABUS comes to Canada

February 09, 2022

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recently provided a first glimpse into how it will treat the issue of AI inventorship.

Where data meets IP - protecting business data in a commercial context

November 15, 2021

In this publication we give some some practical tips that businesses transacting with data should consider when licensing their data to third parties.

AI Inventorship on the Horizon: Part 3

November 04, 2021

In this last instalment of our three part blog series, we consider the policy and legal implications of permitting or prohibiting AI to be an inventor, with a focus on the Canadian context.

Digital transformation: Key technology, cybersecurity and privacy risks

September 09, 2021

In this blog we discuss the risks associated with digital transformation from technology, cybersecurity and privacy perspectives.

OSFI releases updated cyber security self-assessment (part two)

September 06, 2021

Part two of this update tackles OSFI’s Self-Assessment tool, which is seeing its first update since 2013.

OSFI announces new requirements for reporting technology and cyber incidents (part one)

August 26, 2021

The OSFI has released an updated Technology and Cyber Security Incident Reporting Advisory and new requirements for the Cyber Security Self-Assessment. Part one of this update will discuss the changes that have been made.

IP monitor: Government of Canada initiates consultation on modernizing copyright framework for artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things

August 12, 2021

The Canadian federal government has launched a public consultation on adapting Canada’s copyright framework to ongoing developments in artificial intelligence and the Internet of Things.

Proposed Canadian law to regulate social media companies and streaming giants

August 05, 2021

The Bill proposes to subject social media platforms and streaming services to requirements similar to those imposed on traditional television and radio broadcasting companies in Canada.