In CDSBC’s 2016/17 Annual Report, there are a total 3652 registered dentists in British Columbia. There are also 700+ dental clinics currently operating across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. With more practices entering the marketplace, how do you ensure that your brand identity and reputation is protected amongst the growing competition? We cover
The prospect of owning property for the first time is an exciting milestone in life. But many first time buyers have little to no knowledge about the standard terms of a Contract of Purchase and Sale, which can be an intimidating process for some. The following is a general guide to help you familiarize yourself
Did you just create a new brand? Invent a new product? Write a new book? There are many forms of intellectual property (IP) that can be registered with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). IP registration offers the owner exclusive legal rights and prevents unauthorized use. The infographic below explains the differences between the four primary
First and foremost, thank you to all the dentists and presenters from Crowe MacKay and RBC for making Patrola Law’s Surrey dental seminar a success. It was certainly a night of great food and great company. Patrola Law would also like to thank Tasty Indian Bistro for the incredible food and service that evening. We hope you found
As of June 29th, 2018, there are currently 1,244 trademark registrations under opposition in Canada (as indicated in the Canadian Trademark Database). There are essentially two scenarios with respect to trademark opposition: Your trademark application is being challenged because the owner of a registered trademark believes the mark is directly infringing on their registered trademark.