March 2013 Updates

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The Canadian Intellectual Property Blog is your reliable source for Canadian and worldwide Intellectual Property News.  

MBM's Twitter Account is Verified so now MBM is considered by Twitter as a high-quality source for information.  MBM is one of the most active Canadian IP firms on Twitter providing our followers with the most current world-wide IP news.  

If you are not already following us on our blog, Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn consider following us today and stay current with MBM.


Update on MBM's New Trademark Team

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Scott Miller, Partner is now overseeing MBM's trademark team.  

Our excellent trademark team now includes the following members:
•    Euan Taylor, Senior Associate, Patent and Trademark Agent located in our Vancouver office
•    Adam Tracey, Associate, Patent and Trademark Agent located in our Ottawa office
•    Philip Oliver, Associate, Trademark Agent located in our Ottawa office

Our lawyers have successfully enforced trademark protection before all levels of Court including the Supreme Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal and Federal Court.  For any questions about trademarks please feel free to contact any of the above mentioned trademark team members.

To learn more about our Trademarks services please visit our website or contact anyone on our Trademark team.


Upcoming Events

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Below are just some of the events that MBM will be attending.  If you would like to connect with us at any of these events please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
•    86th PTMG Spring Conference - March 18-19
•    ALA Conference - April 14-17
•    HKCBA Spring dinner - April 11
•    BIO - April - April 22
•   INTA - May 4-8

Want to learn more about upcoming IP Industry events please visit our IP calendar.  

Have an event that you would like to add to our IP calendar?  Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

MBM is also a proud sponsor of Start-up weekend Ottawa. The next event will be taking place from May 24-26.

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