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Smiths IP's Newest Team Member

Anais Lutchman attended Simon Fraser University and graduated with Bachelor of Arts in Education and Labour Studies. She is passionate about the French language and enjoys going to fitness classes and dance classes in her spare time.

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Dragon Boats and IP

Who says IP practitioners are not competitive and cannot have fun? Well our colleagues proved us wrong when they joined us for dragon boating and  a fun race here In Vancouver after INTA’s Annual Meeting in Seattle.

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INTA Annual Meeting Seattle May 19 - 23

Mihaela Hutanu will be attending INTA's Annual Meeting in Seattle and will meet with members of INTA's Trademark Office Practices Committee and other IP associates from around the globe. Paul Smith will also be on hand to meet with IP practitioners and associate firms.

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Google Forced to Assist in Anti-piracy Effort

Google has lost another round in its fight to avoid a Canadian injunction requiring it to block an alleged trade secret pirate from its worldwide search results.   Injunctive relief targeting online actors such as search engines may now be available to help interdict infringement. 

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IP Practice Management Software

SMITHS IP is pleased to offer you licensed access to our custom-designed suite of IP software systems.  The suite includes our TRACER IP files database, our RANX docketing system (which integrates with the database) and our paperless maintenance fee instructions and payment facility.

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