DWW turns 30 years old on February 1, 2024
DWW turns 30 years old on February 1, 2024
Deeth Williams Wall has been recognized in The Globe and Mail's Best Law Firms in Canada 2024 in the practice areas of Cyber Security & Data Protection and Intellectual Property.
Deeth Williams Wall has been recognized in The Globe and Mail's Best Law Firms in Canada 2024 in the practice areas of Cyber Security & Data Protection and Intellectual Property.
Seven DWW Lawyers Recognized in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2024
Seven DWW Lawyers Recognized in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2024
Eight DWW Lawyers named in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (TM)
Eight DWW Lawyers named in the 2024 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (TM)
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

Recent Insights

Canada Weighs Adjustment Of Terms Of Certain Patents Canada Weighs Adjustment Of Terms Of Certain Patents

Patents
June 11, 2024June 11, 20242024-06-12
On May 18, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published proposed amendments to the Patent Rules (the Rules), among other regulations, providing details regarding Canada’s new patent term adjustment (PTA) system to take effect on January 1, 2025.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/canada-weighs-adjustment-of-terms-of-certain-patents

Canada's Voluntary AI Code Of Conduct: Sign Me Up! Canada's Voluntary AI Code Of Conduct: Sign Me Up!

Information Technology
June 11, 2024June 11, 20242024-06-12
On May 27, 2024, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) announced that eight additional organizations have undertaken a voluntary commitment in support of the ongoing development and management of artificial intelligence (AI) systems in Canada, becoming new signatories to the Voluntary Code of Conduct on the Responsible Development and Management of Advanced Generative AI Systems (the Code).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/canadas-voluntary-ai-code-of-conduct-sign-me-up

New Evidence Filed On Appeal Saves Trademark Registration New Evidence Filed On Appeal Saves Trademark Registration

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
June 11, 2024June 11, 20242024-06-12
On May 29, 2024, the Federal Court (the Court) issued its decision in Red Maple Manufacturing Inc. v Red Maple Bio Inc., 2024 FC 817, setting aside the portion of the Trademarks Opposition Board’s (TMOB’s) decision that ordered the deletion of registered goods from Red Maple Manufacturing’s (RMM’s) trademark registration for RED MAPLE NATURALS Design Mark (the Mark).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/new-evidence-filed-on-appeal-saves-trademark-registration

Historic WIPO Treaty First To Address Intersection Of IP, Genetic Resources, And Traditional Knowledge Historic WIPO Treaty First To Address Intersection Of IP, Genetic Resources, And Traditional Knowledge

Intellectual Property
June 11, 2024June 11, 20242024-06-12
On May 24, 2024, member states of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) approved a new WIPO Treaty on Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge (the Treaty), marking the first WIPO Treaty to (a) address the interface between these areas; and (b) include provisions for Indigenous Peoples as well as local communities.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/historic-wipo-treaty-first-to-address-intersection-of-ip-genetic-resources-and-traditional

New Ontario Laws Proposed To Deal With Cybersecurity And Its Use Of AI New Ontario Laws Proposed To Deal With Cybersecurity And Its Use Of AI

Privacy
May 29, 2024May 29, 20242024-05-29
On May 13, 2024, the Ontario Government tabled Bill 194, Strengthening Cyber Security and Building Trust in the Public Sector Act, 2024 (Bill 194) which, if passed, would enact the Enhancing Digital Security and Trust Act, 2024 (EDSTA) and amend Ontario’s public sector privacy legislation, the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/new-ontario-laws-proposed-to-deal-cybersecurity-and-its-use-of-ai

US Patent And Trademark Office Requests Comments On The Impact Of AI On Patents US Patent And Trademark Office Requests Comments On The Impact Of AI On Patents

Information Technology
May 29, 2024May 29, 20242024-05-29
On April 30, 2024, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published a Request for Comments (RFC) regarding the impact of the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) on prior art, the assessment of the level of skill/knowledge of a person having ordinary skill in the art (PHOSITA), and determinations of patentability made in view of these evaluations.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/us-patent-and-trademark-office-requests-comments-on-impact-of-ai-on-patents

Events

May 30, 2024

On May 30, 2024, Imtiaz Karamat will be chairing Session 5 of the OBA’s webcast Series on ChatGPT for Lawyers, entitled “Using ChatGPT For Business Development And Marketing”.

Join Imtiaz and an esteemed panel of speakers as they discuss how ChatGPT can assist lawyers in promoting their business and critical considerations for its effective use in legal practice.

May 8, 2024

DWW is proud to be a bronze sponsor of the upcoming 2024 ITechLaw World Technology Law Conference being held from Wednesday, May 8th, 2024 to Friday, May 10th, 2024 in Washington D.C.

March 7, 2024

Deeth Williams Wall LLP is proud to sponsor CAN-TECH Law’s 2024 International Women’s Day event titled “#InspireInclusion: If Not Her, Then Whom?” at the Loft in Toronto on March 7, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2024, CAN-TECH has curated an exceptional lineup of six women from different realms of the legal profession to share their stories about how they inspire others to understand and value women’s inclusion. The event will include a panel discussion, cocktails, and a seated dinner.