World Trademark Review: Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2018
January 09, 2018
Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan wrote the Canadian chapter in World Trademark Review’s Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2018. They look at the legislation, decisions, key trends and developments companies should know about Canada’s system of trademark enforcement. This includes:
Rose Carter on Patient Safety in Current Medical Research and Opinion
November 10, 2017
Rose Carter co-authored the article “Tool to assess causality of direct and indirect adverse events associated with therapeutic interventions” in Current Medical Research and Opinion. CMRO is a peer-reviewed, international journal for the rapid publication of original research on new and existing drugs and therapies. It provides ethical, unbiased and rapid publication of quality content to serve the information needs of the clinical medicine community.
Maureen Ward and Nathan Shaheen on Asset Recovery
October 30, 2017
Maureen Ward and Nathan Shaheen wrote the Canadian chapter in Getting the Deal Through’s 2018 edition on Asset Recovery. They look at the full picture in Canada on civil asset recovery and criminal asset recovery in legislation, jurisdiction and court proceedings and more.
Ranjan Agarwal on Building a Free and Democratic Society
October 20, 2017
Ranjan Agarwal wrote a chapter on religious freedom and respect for minority rights in Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society. The book commemorates 150 years of Canada's legal and constitutional democracy and contributors include every former living Prime Minister and former Supreme Court Justices. Canada at 150 is illustrated with stunning visual representations and pictures of the country's history and values.
Rose Carter Q.C. and Rory Tighe: Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation
October 17, 2017
Rose Carter and Rory Tighe write the chapter “Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation” in the 2nd edition of Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. Rose and Rory explore the changing legal relationship between physician and patient as it pertains to tobacco use and addiction. They also look at possible legal implications for other health care practitioners.
Rose is a partner in Bennett Jones’ Edmonton office. To complement her practice representing medical practitioners and individuals, Rose is an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta.
Rory is currently clerking with the Court of Appeal of Alberta and will be articling at our Vancouver office. In 2016 he was a summer student in Bennett Jones’ Edmonton office.
Disease Interrupted is published in association with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
Striking Jury Notices in Civil Trials
Michael Eizenga and Preet Bell co-authored "Striking Jury Notices in Civil Trials", published in The Oatley-McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases.
Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly on Merger Review in Canada
September 27, 2017
Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly wrote the chapter “Canada: Merger Review” in Global Competition Review’s The Antitrust Review of the Americas 2018. Adam and Kyle look at:
the structure and practice for assessing merger review under the Canadian Competition Act
the enforcement approach taken to merger review by the Competition Bureau
issues related to challenges by the commissioner of competition and potential remedies when issues arise
In Pari Delicto and Ex Turpi Causa
Lincoln Caylor co-authored: "In Pari Delicto and Ex Turpi Causa: The Defence of Illegality - Approaches Taken in England and Wales, Canada and the US". Published in Business Law International, Vol. 18, No. 3 September 2017.
Unable or Unwilling
September 19, 2017
Simon Crawford presented "Unable or Unwilling" at the LSUC's 2017 Commercial Real Estate Transactions program.
Five Mining Policy Areas to Watch under BC's New Government
September 05, 2017
David Bursey and Sharon Singh write in the law column in Canadian Mining Journal on five policy areas to watch under British Columbia’s new provincial government. The five areas are worth watching are:
Greater involvement by aboriginal communities in decision-making
New project approvals processes
Strengthening the regulatory regime
Review of the fiscal measures and the tax burden
Building physical and social infrastructure