First published as the Canadian chapter in International Comparatives Legal Guides (ICLG) – Designs Laws and Regulations on November 4, 2022, this article covers common issues including legislation, application, grounds for refusal, opposition, registration, invalidity, and enforcement.
Once again, the eyes of the world are on the latest COP event. The location may have moved from Scotland to Egypt, but many headlines coming out of the 2022 UN Climate Change Conference are already focusing on how to address the current climate crisis, in particular accelerating the development of renewable energy sources.
From subsistence to owners' rights and enforcement, this article provides a comprehensive update on Copyright in Canada. It was first published as the Canadian chapter in International Comparatives Legal Guides (ICLG) - Copyright, on October 18, 2022.
It remains to be seen whether the UK Trade Mark Registry will adopt stricter examination practices for CBD-containing food and drink products going forward, and whether future trade mark applications may require authorisation of the product by the UK’s FSA as a prerequisite to acceptance.
As part of the Commonwealth, Australia has been an important export destination for British goods. British exports to Australia have amounted to £4.1 billion per year and are expected to grow with a new free trade deal having been struck following Brexit.