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McKeown, John

Golf Ball Technology and a Declaration of Non-Infringement

May 19, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Acushnet Patent (003) copy

The Facts

In a recent dispute the alleged infringer has responded by bringing an action for a declaration  … Read more

McKeown, John

Drawing the Line between Copyright and Industrial Design Protection

May 19, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Where the line between art, which is protected by copyright, and industrial designs should be drawn is difficult  … Read more

McKeown, John

Moral Rights and Charging Bulls!

May 19, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

The recent dispute involving the Charging Bull and the Fearless Girl sculptures raises interesting issues relating to the  … Read more

McKeown, John

A Blow against Pirates on the Internet

May 19, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal has interpreted the Copyright Act, in a way  … Read more

McKeown, John

Choosing an Effective Brand Name

May 05, 2017
John McKeown | Intellectual Property (IP) & Marketing

Below is an excerpt from John McKeown’s May 2017 Monthly IP Blog.

Brand Considerations

Consumers are faced with  … Read more

Payless Canada Goes DIP-Less

May 03, 2017
Cases of Note, Restructuring and Insolvency

In Recent Payless Decision Ontario Court Sides with Landlords and Refuses to Grant DIP Recognition Order, showing that  … Read more