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Is Your Website AODA Compliant? Is Your Website AODA Compliant?

Information Technology
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13 Meenakshi Lakhanpal Meenakshi Lakhanpal

Pursuant to the Integrated Accessibility Standards (IAS), a regulation under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA), the Government of Ontario and the Ontario Legislative Assembly’s internet websites and web contents** are required to be compliant with the level of conformance designated as AA* in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.   This compliance standard wil

http://www.dww.com/articles/your-website-aoda-compliant

Are EU Having a Laugh – Uncertainty Follows in the Wake of Brexit Are EU Having a Laugh – Uncertainty Follows in the Wake of Brexit

Information Technology
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13 Michael House Michael House

The United Kingdom (UK) European Union (EU) membership referendum, colloquially referred to as the Brexit referendum, took place on Thursday, June 23, 2016.  The UK (consisting of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) voted in favour of leaving the EU.  In order to do so, however, the UK must trigger Article 50 of The Treaty on European Union., which has yet to happen.

http://www.dww.com/articles/are-eu-having-a-laugh-–-uncertainty-follows-wake-of-brexit

Government of Canada Launches Task Force and Public Consultation for a New System Governing Access to Legalized Marijuana Government of Canada Launches Task Force and Public Consultation for a New System Governing Access to Legalized Marijuana

Food & Drug
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13 Thomas Wong Thomas Wong

On June 30, 2016, the Government of Canada announced the creation of a task force and a public consultation period to advise regulators about the crafting of new processes to govern access to legalized marijuana.

http://www.dww.com/articles/government-of-canada-launches-task-force-and-public-consultation-for-a-new-system

Bill C-11 Receives Royal Assent, Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works for Persons with Perceptual Disabilities Bill C-11 Receives Royal Assent, Facilitating Access to Copyrighted Works for Persons with Perceptual Disabilities

Copyright
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13

Bill C-11, entitled an Act to amend the Copyright Act (access to copyrighted works or other subject-matter for persons with perceptual disabilities), received royal assent on June 22, 2016

http://www.dww.com/articles/bill-c-11-receives-royal-assent-facilitating-access-to-copyrighted-works-for-persons

Patent and Trademark Agent Regulatory Framework Consultation Patent and Trademark Agent Regulatory Framework Consultation

Regulatory Law
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13 Robert Dewald Robert Dewald

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is seeking comments from the public about governance models to administer a proposed draft code of conduct for the Intellectual Property (IP) profession.  The consultation seeks to build on the Modernizing the IP Community report, which resulted in statutory protection for confidential communications between intellectual property agents and their clients.

http://www.dww.com/articles/patent-and-trademark-agent-regulatory-framework-consultation

Call for Legal Framework Reform: Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Reconsiders Canada’s Drug Pricing Guidelines Call for Legal Framework Reform: Patented Medicine Prices Review Board Reconsiders Canada’s Drug Pricing Guidelines

Intellectual Property
July 13, 2016July 13, 20162016-07-13

On June 24, 2014, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) announced a public consultation initiative in an effort to modernize its Compendium of Policies, Guidelines and Procedures (the Guidelines).  The public consultation is the first phase in a process seeking to encourage better accessibility and affordability of patented drugs.

http://www.dww.com/articles/call-for-legal-framework-reform-patented-medicine-prices-review-board-reconsiders-canada’s

News

Doug Deeth and Kavita Ramamoorthy named as IP Stars in Managing Intellectual Property's 2016 IP Stars Handbook Doug Deeth and Kavita Ramamoorthy named as IP Stars in Managing Intellectual Property's 2016 IP Stars Handbook

July 8, 2016
July 8, 2016 2016-07-08
Kavita Ramamoorthy http://www.dww.com/news/doug-deeth-and-kavita-ramamoorthy-named-as-ip-stars-managing-intellectual-property-s-2016-ip

Marijo Coates and Kavita Ramamoorthy Named to Managing Intellectual Property Magazine's List of Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property (2016 ) Marijo Coates and Kavita Ramamoorthy Named to Managing Intellectual Property Magazine's List of Top 250 Women in Intellectual Property (2016 )

May 5, 2016
May 5, 2016 2016-05-05
Kavita Ramamoorthy http://www.dww.com/news/marijo-coates-and-kavita-ramamoorthy-named-to-managing-intellectual-property-magazine-s-list

DWW Ranked Top 10 IP Boutique by Canadian Lawyer Magazine for 2016-17 DWW Ranked Top 10 IP Boutique by Canadian Lawyer Magazine for 2016-17

January 8, 2016
January 8, 2016 2016-01-08
Deeth Williams Wall http://www.dww.com/news/dww-ranked-top-10-ip-boutique-by-canadian-lawyer-magazine-for-2016-17

DWW Ranked in 2016 Chambers Canada Guide DWW Ranked in 2016 Chambers Canada Guide

December 1, 2015
December 1, 2015 2015-12-03
Marijo Coates http://www.dww.com/news/dww-ranked-2016-chambers-canada-guide

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