Effective January 1st 2022, all of the members of SMITHS IP are now practising as part of the firm Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP. Feel free to contact us at our new home and emails at Oyen Wiggs.

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INTA Leadership Meeting Washinton DC

Mihaela Hutanu  is currently attending INTA’s Leadership Meeting in Washington, DC November 7-10, 2017. Mihaela is a member of INTA’s Trademark Office Practices Committee.

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UBC Alumni Career Panel

Andy Chow, Associate will be a panelist on the Microbiology and Immunology Alumni Career Panel and networking event sponsored by UBC Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

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SCC Upholds Worldwide Google Injunction

Last week the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its judgement in a closely watched case involving the Internet search engine giant Google.

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No More Promise Land

In its highly-anticipated decision, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned the Federal Court of Appeal, and in doing so, did away with the Promise Doctrine that had been established by the Federal Courts.

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Don’t Feed the Trolls!

LMI Technologies Inc. (a SMITHS IP client) recently struck a blow to a patent troll, in the guise of Sungkyunkwan University Research and Business Foundation, based in Korea. SKK sued LMI along with a number of other manufacturers of 3D imaging scanners in the Northern District of California and in the Eastern District of Texas. 

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