BILL C-56: Bill aimed at tackling counterfeit and pirated products has been tabled by the Minister of Industry.
June 29, 2012 Bill C-11 passed thrid reading in the Senate and received royal assent
The Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-32) was introduced on June 2, 2010.
COUNTERFEITING IN THE CANADIAN MARKET: Canadian consumers are increasingly at risk from counterfeit goods. Some of these products have been linked to injuries and even death. CIPC works with brand owners and government to help protect consumers from potentially harmful goods.
For the latest advisories and recalls from Health Canada, click here.
Every year Canadian businesses suffer revenue losses due to the theft of their intellectual property. The CIPC has published an IP Manual to help businesses protect their IP.
Across the world countries have started to realize the importance of protecting IPR.
The CIPC is particularly pleased by Canada’s continued participation in the ACTA process. The next round of negociations will take place in Switzerland in June 2010.
CACN Welcomes introduction of Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation
EFC Welcomes introduction of the Combating Counterfeit Products Act
Counterfeit Culture Documentary Airs Jan. 10th, 2013 at 9pm. Watch the Trailer Here
Canadians Embrace Strong IP protection.
Watch CNBC's Crime Inc.: Counterfeit Goods--Here
New Study Debunks Data Showing File-Sharing Helps CD Sales. Read it HERE
Counterfeit Growing Dangerous. Exploding Batteries and Fatal Medicine.
Six Month Drop in World Piracy, IMB study shows
Counterfeiting in the Canadian Market: How do we stop it? Read CIPC's latest report here
Canadian Gov. unlikely to implement proposed IP protection measures. Read what Lorne Lipkus, Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP, has to say here.
An interesting article by the Palette Project looking at counterfeit goods-- "Buy Original"
Canadian pharma sector seeking longer patent protection in negotiations with EU. Read it here.
International Intellectual Property Alliance recommends that Canada remain on the Special 301 Priority Watch List. Read it here.
CIPC in Hill Times: Let's get copyright done right. Read it here.
CIPC member Lorne Lipkus shares tips on avoiding fakes during the holidays. Watch it here.