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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Size of Organization: 757
Main Office: Toronto, Ontario
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Telephone: 416.367.6000
Fax: 416.367.6749

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a leading full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. BLG's more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in five offices provide corporate, litigation and arbitration, as well as intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. As a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.

Understanding your businesses and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG's business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of BLG's legal professionals at home and abroad.

In addition, BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational corporations across a variety of business sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and healthcare facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. The firm also takes great pride in the communities where its professionals and staff live and work. BLG supports a variety of activities by providing pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.

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U.S. Patent Activity
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Total number of U.S. granted patents by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP:
130 (in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP: 188

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ORPP Update: Employers and The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan
Sonia T. Mak, September 24, 2015
The Ontario Ministry of Finance released more information on the key features of the Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) on August 11, 2015. By 2020, everyone employed in Ontario (other than certain "exempted" employees) will accrue pension benefits under either a "comparable...

When Assessing Confusion in Relation to Word Marks, One Must Look Beyond any Single Use to the Entire Scope of the Registration
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, September 24, 2015
The Federal Court granted an appeal from the Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB); quashed its decision and remitted the matter back for further determination. One of the applicants had registered the trademarks PINNACLES and PINNACLES RANCHES in association with wine. A second applicant, another...

Why is it so Hard to Sue Trustees of A Reit?
Paul A.D. Mingay, September 24, 2015
Owners of units in a REIT or income trust, if they think about it all, think of themselves as being like shareholders of a public corporation. This is so even though REITs and income trusts generally say in their public disclosure that they are not like corporations and corporate remedies may not...


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