Technology – Intellectual Property

Artificial intelligence and machine learning has provided technology companies with additional tools for developing innovative products for the marketplace. No sooner do these products come to market than there is the risk that the intellectual property in these creations  will be infringed by competitors who are looking for an advantage. It becomes important for product creators to obtain legal protection for their work.

Osler’s Intellectual Property team provides a full range of services, including enforcing the protection of patents and trade marks, as well as a strong anti-counterfeiting practice. Our IP team has a stellar record in IP litigation, have acted on ground-breaking cases on Canadian patent, trade mark and copyright law. Our track record includes successfully representing our client’s interests before the courts and IP administrative tribunals.

We have strong expertise in structuring comprehensive technology and IP licensing. As well, our team has been involved in commercializing IP-intensive technology for early stage ventures.

For technology companies, developing innovative products for your business can take a lot of creative energy and resources. Protect your investment by seeking the strategic advice and expertise of Osler’s Intellectual Property legal experts.

Recent experience

Awesense Wireless

A patent infringement action was brought by dTechs EPM Ltd. against Awesense Wireless and British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority. The plaintiff alleged that Awesense infringed a patented method by supplying hardware and software to co-defendant BC Hydro. In December, 2020, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented defendant Awesense.

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