Articles on Intellect Property

IP Rights Enforcement in Canada By Adam Haller, Caroline Henrie, & Kristin Wall Intellectual Property, March 2022 This article discusses venues and jurisdiction for enforcement; discovery and obtaining evidence of infringement; trial decision-maker; structure of the trial; infringement and defenses for patents, trademarks, copyrights; time to first-level decision; remedies pre-trial and post-trial; appellate review; alternatives to litigation.
Respecting Powerful Words—Names and Pronouns By Daniel Kegan Intellectual Property, December 2021 We have a long tradition of respecting the power of words. Trademark law has long prohibited calling your product or service a name confusingly similar to that of another. But there is little law against calling someone a name they dislike. Just as US census forms have broadened from dichotomous White and Black to multiple categories, the differences between sex and gender and the non-binary nature of both are increasingly recognized. Terminology with the health care field and transgender and gender nonconforming communities is constantly evolving. The existence of transgender individuals is recognized by mainstream organizations. Suggestions for internal firm procedures are presented. The Golden Rule is insufficient.
Reflections From the Trenches of a New Law Firm By Steven L. Baron International and Immigration Law, January 2021 A lawyer reflects on why and how to start a law firm after practicing law for 30 years with other law firms.
Reflections From the Trenches of a New Law Firm By Steven L. Baron Intellectual Property, December 2020 A lawyer reflects on why and how to start a law firm after practicing law for 30 years with other law firms.
The first Internet-related case of copyright infringement in PRC By Li Dongtao Intellectual Property, May 2000 This is the first Internet-related case of copyright infringement in People's Republic of China (PRC).
New IP fees Intellectual Property, March 2000 Some United States patent, trademark, and copyright fees have recently changed.

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