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BRION RAFFOUL LLP is an intellectual property (IP) law firm located in Ottawa. Our IP and technology-focused lawyers are known for offering practical, business-oriented legal advice that focuses on protecting your valuable IP, as well as navigating your competitor’s IP.
BRION RAFFOUL’s team of patent and trademark agents are exceptionally skilled in procuring IP assets. Our patent agents, with backgrounds in engineering and other scientific disciplines, are highly experienced at procuring patents in cutting edge fields, such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). We offer a complete suite of IP services that includes managing patents, trademarks, and design registrations in Canada, the United States and worldwide.
- One Step Forward: Canadian Software PatentsBy: Liz Gray (IP Lawyer) with research assistance by Greg Parth (Summer Student) Close to two years ago, the Canadian Federal Court ruled in Choueifaty that the “problem-solution approach”, then applied by the Canadian Patent Office (CIPO) to determine whether claims recite patentable subject …
- Welcome to the firm!BRION RAFFOUL LLP is delighted to welcome two (2) new law students for 2022 summer internships, starting on May 2, 2022. Joining our team are Gabriella Fortugno & Greg Parth. Welcome to the firm!
- Amazon’s Brand Registry: One More Reason to Trademark your Brand!In case you needed another reason to consider trademarking your brand, Amazon’s Brand Registry offers many benefits to trademark owners and applicants selling on the Amazon marketplace. Sales of counterfeit goods have long been problematic in online marketplaces, including Amazon. Counterfeiting is a deterrent …
- Puzzling Patents (and Applications), including an “Alcoholic Yogurt Refreshment”?Every so often, a patent application makes us wonder “but why?”. We recently came across this 2014 decision of the Commissioner of Patents regarding Canadian Patent Application No. 2,371,743, entitled “Alcoholic Yogurt Refreshment”. But why, we asked, would a person want to spike their …