Natalie Raffoul “Patent Law Expert of the Year: Canada”

Brion Raffoul LLP is proud to announce that our Managing Partner, Natalie Raffoul, has been recognized by Leaders in Law as the  Patent Law Expert of the Year in Canada. Leaders in Law is a platform of over 2000 Leaders, across 1400 jurisdictions, specializing in 56 different practice …

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Facebook® is now Meta…or at least it hopes to be.

Last month, Facebook announced that it is rebranding to “Meta”.  Some trademark issues might be problematic for them in this brand transition. Facebook applied for the “META” trademark in the US on October 28, 2021.  Their application lists an enormous number of goods and services, including many technology-related …

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Patents for a Food Coma and Canadian Thanksgiving!

Canadian Thanksgiving is six weeks ahead of its more famous counterpart in the United States.  This gives Canadians a six-week headstart ahead of festivities south of the US-Canadian border — but we still celebrate with pumpkin pie, (Canadian) football, and of course, plenty of turkey.   In celebration, Brion …

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Brion Raffoul Welcomes Three Law Students!

Brion Raffoul LLP is delighted to welcome three (3) new law students for 2021 summer internships, starting on May 3, 2021. Joining our team are Arvin Angue, Saranjit Dhindsa, and Julia London.

Brion Raffoul LLP Celebrates World IP Day

Today, Brion Raffoul celebrates World IP Day. The theme for 2021 is IP and SMEs: Taking your ideas to market. Intellectual Property rights are crucial to helping SMEs take their innovations to the next level, and play a fundamental role in encouraging innovation and creativity within your organization. …

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Why Every Startup Needs an IP Strategy

By Tina Dekker, Art Brion and Natalie Raffoul If you’re a startup, protecting your intellectual property (IP) can seem daunting and less important in light of other, seemingly more pressing, matters involved in getting your new business off the ground.  However, creating an IP strategy is incredibly important …

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