Intellectual Property Law

Non-Compete vs. Non-Disclosure Agreements

Courts are responsible for determining whether non-compete and non-disclosure agreements are enforceable. This is because employee mobility is high with employees seeking different opportunities and consequently, employers seeking security.  In terms of employment, non-compete and non-disclosure agreements are legal instruments that restrict the actions of an employee. These restrictive covenants essentially protect the well-being of a company. For example, former…

Here’s What You Need to Know about Trademark Registration

In today’s information and technology age, trademarks are becoming increasingly valuable business assets. Trademarks help you succeed in the business world. How do they do this? They help people notice and differentiate your products and services from those of your competitors.  Oftentimes, the trademark registration process can be confusing and difficult to maneuver around. Below, you’ll find a brief overview…

The Truth Behind Those Copyright Infringement Warnings

In today’s society, many turn to torrenting or downloading movies from the internet. This is partially due to the increasing popularity of devices, such as computers, laptops, tablets, and smartphones. The last time that Canada amended its copyright law was in 2012, which carried with it a multitude of debates regarding the Copyright Modernization Act. Many accused Canada of being…