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  • Quick summary of Roberts rules re: motions

    To:You say:Seconder?Interrupt?Debatable?Amendable?Vote neededWhile one is discussed, you cannot introduce a motion listed lower in the chart, only one higher.Adjourn“I move that we adjourn”Yes   MajorityRecess“I move that we recess until…”Yes  YesMajorityPoint of privilege (about noise or comfort)“P … Read more »

  • Presented at AIPPI 2021

    The AIPPI 2021 conference is now on, international intellectual property issues being discussed for the next week, virtually because of COVID-19. Just finished presenting at AIPPI Cafe 2, which was a round table discussion about alternative dispute resolution in IP. Great discussion with practitione … Read more »

  • Appointing a receiver/manager

    May require meeting the injunction test. Halsey v. Genoil, 2017 ONSC 4817. https://www.canlii.org/en/on/onsc/doc/2017/2017onsc4817/2017onsc4817.html The post Appointing a receiver/manager appeared first on Jonathan Mesiano-Crookston. … Read more »

  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office closing regional mailrooms

    From email July 28, 2021: “Please note that as of August 16, 2021, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) regional mailrooms will no longer accept correspondence on behalf of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). The designated establishments include the mailrooms in … Read more »

  • Liability for pure economic loss

    Liability for pure economic loss resulting from careless statements governed by Hedley Byrne & Co. v. Heller & Partners Ltd. (1963, HL).  The 5 required elements for a Hedley Byrne analysis (Queen v. Cognos) are: 1.  Must exist a duty of care based on a “special relationship” between the representor … Read more »