Intellectual Property / Technology Law
Internet is undoubtedly one of the most powerful marketing mediums in this day and age. Almost every entrepreneur will make use of internet to advertise their business in one way or another - ranging from hosting a website to setting up a page on FaceBook.
As easy as it may sound, there are risks associated with internet and social media marketing. Your hard work may be distributed on the internet without your authorization. You may also have difficulty recovering a domain name which contains your trademark or trade name. You will benefit from our wide-range of internet law services, including:
- Recovering domain names
- Negotiating sale and purchase of domain names
- Digital copyright and piracy issues on the internet
- Removing content that infringes your copyright and trademark from the internet
- Forcing disclosure of customer information from Internet Service Providers
- Due diligence on website ownership
Thinking of advertising your business to the public through sending mass emails? Setting up email subscription on your website? Beware of the Canada's Anti-Spam Law.
The Canada's Anti-Spam Law's final phase will come into force in 2017, after which there will be private right of actions available - which means you may be sued for reaching out to your potential customers through emails. We can help you put together an anti-spam policy in compliance with the laws for your business. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
We represent clients on all sorts of intellectual property disputes, including patent, trademark, copyright, industrial design and trade secrets. We evaluate and present different options to our clients - our goal is to achieve maximum result with the lowest cost.
Intellectual Property disputes and litigation can be very costly. As a boutique law firm, we truly understand how an IP law suit can impact small and medium enterprises. Without a lavish office space or expensive marketing, we are able to represent our clients on IP disputes with our expertise at a reasonable rate. You are paying what you get - our quality legal services, and nothing more.
Intellectual Property is a valuable asset to your business. Similar to other tangible assets, you can sell, purchase or license it to others. As your strategic legal partner, we aim to do more than just drafting an IP transaction agreement. We will work with you closely, safeguard your rights, and strategize with you for a successful deal. Our services include:
- IP transaction strategic planning from beginning to end
- Due diligence of intellectual property rights
- Licensing Agreements
- Technology Transfer Agreements
- Confidentiality Agreements
We can help you achieve more in your IP transactions.
What is the very first thing to do when starting a business? NAME it. What criteria should you use to pick the best name out of a million possibilities?
One of them is the possibility of trademarking your business name, or any slogans. One step wrong and you may have a non-trademarkable name - which means possibility of losing all potential protection plus the reputation carefully built. Having the expertise in trademark, we can help you choose the right name for your business. Just imagine Coca Cola without a trademark protection. You don't want to start off on the wrong foot.
If you have an established brand identity, you should begin thinking an application for trademark to better protect your brand. You will benefit from our trademark advice. We also advise on infringement of trademarks.
Have a great computer technology idea in mind that you want to protect? Patent may be the way to protect your valuable intellectual asset.
Combining our computer science background and Intellectual Property legal expertise, we can advise on patentability and validity and assist you on your patent application.
Designs infiltrate our lives from day to day. From the designer chair you see in the mall to the smartphone we are using everyday. Industrial designs registration protects the visual features of shapes, configuration, pattern and ornaments. Different from patent, you cannot protect a function or an idea through industrial designs.
By registering an industrial designs, you will have the exclusive right in Canada to make, import or trade the products incorporating that design. You can also license out your design to others and prosecute anyone infringing your design.
It is important to protect your design - start by contacting us today.
Different from traditional Intellectual Property firms, we combine our entrepreneur spirit with our IP Practice. We advice only the most cost-effective way to protect your IP rights.
Although registration of copyright can offer you a few benefits, it generally subsists without registration. To know where your copyright stands, how you can enforce it - simply meet with us. We will be able to present the most sensible options.