Chris Chiavatti called to the Ontario Bar

Brion Raffoul is delighted to announce that our current articling student, Chris Chiavatti, was called to the Ontario Bar on Friday August 27. Chris is a member of our patent practice, specializing in prosecution of biotechnology, biomedical, and chemical applications. Congratulations Chris!

Natalie Raffoul to Co-Chair IPIC McGill Summer Courses

Are you new to IP? Do you want to brush up on your IP knowledge? Please join Brion Raffoul LLP’s Managing Partner, Natalie Raffoul as she once again co-chairs IPIC/McGill Summer 2021 Patents, Trademarks and Copyright courses on Intellectual Property, July 12 – 28, 2021. Joining Natalie as …

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Join Natalie Raffoul at LESI’s Annual Conference

LESI’s 24-hour virtual annual conference brings together leading IP licensing professionals from across the globe. On May 27 at 1:50pm EDT, Brion Raffoul’s Natalie Raffoul will be moderating the Global Challenges for SMEs in B2B Sales panel. Joining Natalie will be: Sam Vise; Dr. Minya Gravrilovic; Laurence Jacques; …

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USPTO issues US Patent No. 11,000,000

Yesterday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued US Patent No. 11,000,000.  It took slightly under three (3) years, or 1057 days to be exact, for the most recent one million patents to be granted by the USPTO, with No. 10,000,000 having been issued on June …

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Brion Raffoul to sponsor LESI Annual Meeting

Brion Raffoul LLP is proud to sponsor this year’s 24-hour LESI Virtual Annual Meeting. The conference will take place on May 27th/28th and will be action packed with leading content from top speakers as well as great networking opportunities with IP experts from around the world. On May …

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Patents…Are these a joke?

By José Seba and Chris Chiavatti In honour of April Fools’ Day, Brion Raffoul found some hilarious patents that we just had to share. This is NOT a joke. US Patent No. 6,637,447: Beerbrella As we eagerly await a warm summer, visions of beach days and backyard barbecues …

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