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The Franchise Agreement and IP
The Franchise Agreement and IP

Marsha Simone Cadogan, Barrister & Solicitor A franchise agreement is a specific contractual relationship in which one entity (the franchisor) allows another (the franchisee) to use its business model as the basis for operating its…

An Explainer on Cross Border Personal Data Transfers: Helpful Measures for Businesses

Author: Marsha Simone Cadogan, Barrister & Solicitor. Your personal information is important – it likely includes private and confidential data that should not be widely known or shared with others. Data breaches have become more…

NFTs and Copyright Law: International Law Dimensions

NFTs and Copyright Law: International Law Perspectives

August 6th: 11:30 – 12:30pm

Audio-visual Performances and Economic Rights – The Beijing Treaty

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Relationships, issues around intellectual property, emerging technologies

This article was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily, ( a division of LexisNexis Canada.” Author: Marsha S. Cadogan | 3 min read What is the relationship between emerging technologies and intellectual property (IP)? Innovations…

Have You Heard About WIPO Proof? More Ways of Safeguarding Your IP

Are you looking for ways to boost how you safeguard your IP assets? WIPO has just launched an IP proofing platform that enable right holders to timestamp and electronically record relevant information about their IP….

CIPR Vol#35: Prospects and Limits of Blockchain Technologies in Global Protection of Food-based GIs

Authored by Marsha S. Cadogan, the article on blockchain technologies intersection with geographical indications is available for download from IPIC’s Canadian Intellectual Property Review webpage (published March 11, 2020). The article deals with (i) blockchain…

Blockchain & Intellectual Property: Three Intersections for 2020

2020 is bound to be a year marked with the development of greater and more sophisticated technologies. This will likely be the same narrative in the blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DTL) space. What are the most relevant relationships between intellectual property and blockchain and DTL?