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Helping Your Ideas Take Flight For Over 25 Years.
Nine DWW Lawyers named in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
Nine DWW Lawyers named in the 2022 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
Deeth Williams Wall has received awards and accolades from several national and international industry publications including Best of the Best, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyer, Lexpert Guide to Leading Lawyers, Chambers Global, Canadian Lawyer and IP Stars.
Deeth Williams Wall has received awards and accolades from several national and international industry publications including Best of the Best, Who's Who Legal, Best Lawyer, Lexpert Guide to Leading Lawyers, Chambers Global, Canadian Lawyer and IP Stars.
Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. This is where we come in.
The vitality of thought is in adventure. Ideas won't keep. Something must be done about them. Alfred North Whitehead (1861-1947) This is where we come in. Deeth Williams Wall
Slide 60 - DWW and Eight Lawyers recognized in 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
 DWW and Eight Lawyers recognized in 2022 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

Recent Insights

Office Of The Privacy Commissioner Of Canada Makes Key Recommendations For Reform Of The Federal Private Sector Privacy Legislation Office Of The Privacy Commissioner Of Canada Makes Key Recommendations For Reform Of The Federal Private ...

Privacy
May 18, 2022May 18, 20222022-05-18
On May 4, 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) released key recommendations aimed at the development of new legislation to replace the current private sector privacy regime under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). These recommendations come nearly a year after the OPC published its submissions on the former federal Bill C-11, An Act to Implement the Digital Charter 2020 (as previously reported by the E-TIPS® Newsletter here). The federal government indicated its intention to introduce a new bill, as Bill C-11 died on the order paper due to the 2021 federal election call.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/office-of-privacy-commissioner-of-canada-makes-key-recommendations-for-reform-of-federal

Federal Court Of Canada Strikes Wiseau Studio’s Copyright Infringement Action, Finding Cause of Action Estoppel Federal Court Of Canada Strikes Wiseau Studio’s Copyright Infringement Action, Finding Cause of Action Es...

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
May 18, 2022May 18, 20222022-05-18
On April 20, 2022, the Federal Court of Canada (the Federal Court) issued its decision in Wiseau Studio, LLC v Harper, 2022 FC 568, finding that Wiseau Studio, LLC’s (the Plaintiff) action for copyright infringement was barred by the application of cause of action estoppel.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-canada-strikes-wiseau-studio%E2%80%99s-copyright-infringement-action-finding

Canada’s Privacy Regulators Call For New Legal Framework To Govern Police Use Of Facial Recognition Technology Canada’s Privacy Regulators Call For New Legal Framework To Govern Police Use Of Facial Recognition Techn...

Privacy
May 18, 2022May 18, 20222022-05-18
On May 2, 2022, Canada’s privacy regulatory authorities (the Regulators) issued a joint statement calling for a legal framework that clearly establishes the acceptable circumstances for police to use facial recognition technology (FR).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/canada%E2%80%99s-privacy-regulators-call-for-new-legal-framework-to-govern-police-use-of-facial

US District Court Denies “MetaBirkin” NFT Artist’s Motion To Dismiss Hermès’ Trademark Infringement Claims US District Court Denies “MetaBirkin” NFT Artist’s Motion To Dismiss Hermès’ Trademark Infringement Claim...

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
May 18, 2022May 18, 20222022-05-18
On May 5, 2022, the US District Court for the Southern District of New York (the Court) in Hermes Int’l v Rothschild, S.D.N.Y., No. 1:22-cv-00384, issued a one-page order denying Mason Rothschild’s (the Defendant) motion to dismiss Hermès International and Hermès of Paris, Inc.’s (the Plaintiffs) amended complaint, which alleged that the Defendant’s “MetaBirkins” constituted trademark infringement.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/us-district-court-denies-%E2%80%9Cmetabirkin%E2%80%9D-nft-artist%E2%80%99s-motion-to-dismiss-herm%C3%A8s%E2%80%99-trademark

Federal Court Of Canada Finds Munchkin Infringed Diaper Genie Patents Federal Court Of Canada Finds Munchkin Infringed Diaper Genie Patents

Patent Litigation
May 18, 2022May 18, 20222022-05-18
On April 7, 2022, in Angelcare Canada Inc v Munchkin Inc, 2022 FC 507, the Federal Court of Canada (the Court) held that the defendants, Munchkin, Inc. and Munchkin Baby Canada, Ltd (the Defendants) had infringed the Plaintiffs’ patents for a diaper disposal system sold under the Diaper Genie brand.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-canada-finds-munchkin-infringed-diaper-genie-patents

Federal Court Of Canada Expunges MILANO PIZZERIA Trademark For Failure To Demonstrate Sufficient Controlled Licensing Federal Court Of Canada Expunges MILANO PIZZERIA Trademark For Failure To Demonstrate Sufficient Controll...

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
May 4, 2022May 4, 20222022-05-04
On April 4, 2022, the Federal Court of Canada (the Court) in Milano Pizza Ltd. v 6034799 Canada Inc., 2022 FC 425, granted the Defendants’ counterclaim in part, ordering the expungement of the Plaintiff’s trademark registration due to non-distinctiveness as a result of insufficient controlled licensing of the trademark.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-canada-expunges-milano-pizzeria-trademark-for-failure-to-demonstrate

Events

May 18, 2022

The pandemic has forever changed the landscape of how and where we work. A recent Ipsos poll found that only half of Canadians currently working from home expect to return to the office regularly in 2022. This has left employers scrambling to find ways to supervise and measure the productivity of employees working remotely.

April 27, 2022

Service levels can be an effective way for clients to ensure their suppliers are providing services in accordance with the supplier’s contractual obligations. However, there are pitfalls to avoid when using service levels such as drafting service levels that provide incentives for suppliers to focus on irrelevant or unimportant metrics or having ineffective remedies if the suppliers fail to achieve the agreed-to service levels.

This presentation provides a comprehensive overview of service levels, focusing on:

January 17, 2022

DWW Associate Jennifer Davidson will moderate a discussion on The Digital Identity Revolution: Everything You Need To Know on January 17,2022.

Sit down with Jennifer and a panel of leading experts to discuss the adoption and implementation of digital identification and confront the queries and emerging issues that limit its widespread adoption, such as: