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Intellectual Property for Canada's Newest Industry - CLE course

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Greenacres Golf Course

5040 No 6 Rd, Richmond, BC V6V 1T1

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Staying competitive in Canada's newest industry will require innovation, and the innovations of every serious entrepreneur can and should be protected to maximize their competitive advantage. To do it right, obtaining meaningful intellectual property protection requires an understanding of the range of available intellectual property rights, and strategic insight on how to use those rights effectively. There is no better time to get started.

*This course approved by the Law Society of British Columbia for Continuing Legal Education credit.*

To help you begin, Ron Simmer of PATEX Research and Consulting LTD offers a one day seminar covering the range of intellectual property strategies for innovators and investors in Canada's newest industry. Select lawyers from some of the best Intellectual property law firms in Canada will present aspects of patents, trademarks, domain names, breeders' rights, copyright and trade secret as applied to Canada's newest industry

Book your ticket for February 21 for this important learning experience in Richmond. Lunch, continental breakfast, and coffee are included.

Speakers include:

Gina Lupino – U.S. Patent Attorney of Lupino Law, and Emilie Feil-Fraser– from Gowling WLG, will discuss the mechanics of protecting brand names in the US, Canada, and around with world with trademark prosecution under the Madrid Protocol.

Jennifer Marles – Intellectual Property Lawyer, Oyen Wiggs Green and Mutala LLP, will give an introduction to Intellectual Property and explain the broad area of utility patent coverage, including patent claims, filing processes, navigating prior art, and the range of inventions for which patents are applicable.

Mark Pidkowich – Barrister & Solicitor, Partner at Smart and Biggar, will speak on the subject of obtaining patent protection in the U.S., Canada, and around the world for plants, particular strains, plant by-products, and the breeders' rights associated therewith, featuring numerous examples of recently issued patents and patent claims.

Pablo Tseng – Intellectual Property Lawyer, Associate at McMillan LLP, will address the area of medical innovations including trends in patent coverage for Canada, and the growth potential of new markets opening up for medical products in other jurisdictions around the world.

Mathew Leaper – U.S. Patent Attorney, Associate at Smart and Biggar, will provide guidance on protecting software and software-implemented innovations for Canada's newest industry in the U.S., Canada, and around the world; and share strategic insights for utilizing those rights to create business value for founders, investors, and potential acquirers.

Full List of Presenters HERE

There will be a Q&A panel discussion at the end of the meeting with the speakers as well as veterans in the Canada's newest industry. Join us afterwards for cheer and networking!

Plenty of free parking, hosted at the Greenacres Golf Course Clubhouse, 5040 No 6 Rd, Richmond, BC V6V 1T1

Seminar attendance $249.99 plus GST or $149.99 for University or articling law students.

Who should attend?
- Product developers / producers in the food and wellness industries
- Cafe, bar and restaurant owners
- Contract & business lawyers
- Paralegals
- Industrial designers who have modified equipment for growing and production purposes
- Retailers
- Herbal and wellness dispensary owners / managers


***This course approved by the Law Society of British Columbia for Continuing Legal Education credit.***


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