Supporting The Successful Commercialization of IP in Ontario

Ontario is replete with world-class innovators and nimble companies striving to compete in a global marketplace. World IP Day is the day for us to look at our city and province and consider how the commercialization of intellectual property can help us all thrive by encouraging job growth through...

Servicing Chinese Clients and Agencies with OTT Pay for Financial Technology

April 22, 2019  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  LONDON, ONTARIO –On April 22, Brunet & Company and OTT Pay entered into an agreement for payment technology provided by OTT PAY. This technology offers a payment gateway for Chinese businesses and agencies who are looking to engage Brunet & Co. to file...

Brunet & Co. Attend the World’s Largest Gathering of Trademark Professionals

April 3, 2019  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LONDON, ONTARIO – On May 17, Brunet & Company will be heading to Boston, Massachusetts to attend the world’s largest gathering of trademark professionals, INTA 2019. This internationally acclaimed event is an exciting opportunity for Brunet & Co. to develop important global partnerships and grow our business.   For seven days, Brunet & Co....

Brunet & Co Awarded Top 100 Member Firm for 2018

April 3, 2019   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   LONDON, ONTARIO–  On April 2, Brunet & Company was named a “Top 100 Member Firm for 2018” of the PCT Network by achieving excellence in their core values of quality, integrity, transparency, professionalism, and community.   “We are proud of our association with Brunet &...

Save Time and Money filing a patent in Canada Using the Patent Prosecution Highway

For applications that qualify, the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) is often an effective way to expedite the examination process, while at the same time reducing the costs of Canadian patent prosecution. The PPH enables foreign applicants to utilize the results of a previous examination resulting in either a positive...

Filing a Request for Examination of a Canadian Patent

Filing a patent application in Canada doesn’t automatically entitle you to an examination. An examiner will not review your application, communicate with you or grant your patent until a Request for Examination is filed and the appropriate fee is paid.   In this post we’ll cover: Submitting a Request for...

Canadian Patent Application Deadlines

If you are filing patents in Canada from abroad, you must be aware of the deadlines imposed by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the Paris Convention under WIPO, and the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). When filing in Canada under the Paris Convention, the most relevant deadline is 12-months from...