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Helping Your Ideas Take Flight For Over 25 Years.
 Nine Lawyers named in Best Lawyers in Canada, 2023
Nine DWW Lawyers named in the 2023 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
DWW Announces 2 New Partners: Olalekan (Wole) Akinremi and Jennifer R Davidson
DWW Announces 2 New Partners: Olalekan (Wole) Akinremi and Jennifer R Davidson
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
DWW recognized in The Globe and Mail's Best Law Firms in Canada 2023
Deeth Williams Wall has been recognized in The Globe and Mail's Best Law Firms in Canada 2023 in the practice areas of Cyber Security & Data Protection, Intellectual Property, and Technology.
DWW Welcomes Associate Steffi Tran to the Firm
DWW Welcomes Associate Steffi Tran to the Firm

Recent Insights

Federal Court Of Appeal Of Canada Affirms Patent Invalid For Obviousness Federal Court Of Appeal Of Canada Affirms Patent Invalid For Obviousness

Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation
November 15, 2022November 15, 20222022-11-16
On November 1, 2022, the Federal Court of Appeal of Canada (FCA) issued its decision in Janssen Inc. v Apotex Inc., 2022 FCA 184, dismissing the appeals relating to the decision of the Federal Court finding Canadian Patent No. 2,661,422 (the 422 Patent) invalid for obviousness.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-appeal-of-canada-affirms-patent-invalid-for-obviousness

Ontario Superior Court of Justice Vacates Injunction Order In “Bombay Frankie” Trademark Dispute Ontario Superior Court of Justice Vacates Injunction Order In “Bombay Frankie” Trademark Dispute

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
November 15, 2022November 15, 20222022-11-16
On November 2, 2022, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) issued its decision in 2788610 Ontario Inc. v Bhagwani, 2022 ONSC 6098, ordering that the interlocutory injunction previously granted by the Court be vacated.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/ontario-superior-court-of-justice-vacates-injunction-order-%E2%80%9Cbombay-frankie%E2%80%9D-trademark

Canada’s Federal Court Grants Appeal In A Trademark Dispute Concerning Corporate Finance Services Canada’s Federal Court Grants Appeal In A Trademark Dispute Concerning Corporate Finance Services

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
November 15, 2022November 15, 20222022-11-16
On October 28, 2022, in Clark Wilson LLP v 7299362 Canada Inc., 2022 FC 1478, the Federal Court (the Court) granted an appeal brought by Clark Wilson LLP (the Applicant, acting as trademark agent to Amazon Technologies, Inc.) of a Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB) decision that upheld the Respondent’s, 7299362 Canada Inc., registration for the trademark ALEXA TRANSLATIONS (the Mark).
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/canada%E2%80%99s-federal-court-grants-appeal-a-trademark-dispute-concerning-corporate-finance

44th Global Privacy Assembly Leads To Resolutions On Facial Recognition Technology And Cybersecurity 44th Global Privacy Assembly Leads To Resolutions On Facial Recognition Technology And Cybersecurity

Privacy
November 15, 2022November 15, 20222022-11-16
On October 28, 2022, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the OPC) announced that data protection authorities around the world endorsed resolutions on facial recognition technology (FRT) and cybersecurity at the 44th Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) in Istanbul, Türkiye.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/44th-global-privacy-assembly-leads-to-resolutions-on-facial-recognition-technology-and

Federal Court Of Canada Issues Dynamic Site Blocking Order To Prevent Unauthorized FIFA World Cup Streams Federal Court Of Canada Issues Dynamic Site Blocking Order To Prevent Unauthorized FIFA World Cup Streams

Trademark and Copyright Litigation
November 2, 2022November 2, 20222022-11-02
On October 21, 2022, the Federal Court of Canada (the Court) in Bell Media Inc. v. John Doe 1, 2022 FC 1432, issued a dynamic site blocking Order requiring Third Party Respondent internet service providers (ISPs) to block or attempt to block access to streaming servers that provide unauthorized streams of Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup Qatar 2022 matches.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/federal-court-of-canada-issues-dynamic-site-blocking-order-to-prevent-unauthorized-fifa

Singapore High Court Finds NFTs As A Form Of Property Singapore High Court Finds NFTs As A Form Of Property

Information Technology
November 2, 2022November 2, 20222022-11-02
On October 21, 2022, the High Court of the Republic of Singapore (the Court) issued its reasons in Janesh s/o Rajkumar v Unknown Person (“CHEFPIERRE”), [2022] SGHC 264, explaining its decision in May 2022 to grant an injunction to prevent any potential sale of the non-fungible token (NFT) in issue and finding that NFTs are a form of property.
Deeth Williams Wall https://www.dww.com/articles/singapore-high-court-finds-nfts-as-a-form-of-property

Events

November 21, 2022

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be a court common to seventeen EU Member States; any of the remaining EU Member States may accede to the jurisdiction of the UPC Agreement at any time. The UPC is intended to offer a uniform, specialised, and efficient framework for patent litigation at a European level, hearing both infringement and revocation actions. 

November 16, 2022

Jennifer R. Davidson will speak at the upcoming IT World Canada Analytics Unleashed Conference, to be held virtually and in-person on November 17th, 2022. She will be presenting on the latest developments in security, privacy and compliance for analytics professionals, business users, management and executives.

For more information and to register, visit: https://www.itworldcanada.com/analytics-unleashed

November 16, 2022

Dealing with legal risk is part of lawyers’ daily lives.  It is integral, ever expanding and growing more complex as technology evolves, businesses models shift, interconnectedness increases and legal regimes change.