Publications

Supreme Court of Canada Considers Jurisdictional Issues and the Internet in Cases Involving Facebook and Google

By: Jonathan M.S. Woolley

The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued judgments in two cases originating from British Columbia, involving...

Creating a Mighty Brand Name

By: Melissa L. Heywood

Creating a brand name for your business that not only appeals to you but also...

Michelle Quinn published in The Lawyer’s Daily

Member of our Personal Injury Practice Group, Michelle Quinn, was published in the July issue of The...

When you are ready, make your move.

Our Business Law group regularly acts as legal counsel for buyers and sellers of BC based businesses – large...

Buzz About Further Federal Budget 2016 Fallout – Preparing for July 1, 2017

By: Rose Shawlee and Tim Brown of our Estate & Wealth Advisory Practice Group

Background. The most...

Carlos Mendes interviewed Co-Founder at Delta’s Four Winds Brewing for Scout Magazine

RBS beer industry lawyer and Craft Counsel blog contributor Carlos Mendes recently interviewed Brent Mills, Co-Founder and Brewmaster...

Solving the H1-B Visa Problem for US Tech Companies; a Canadian Solution

Co-authored by: Christopher Lennon, leader of our Startups and New Ventures Practice Group, and Brooke Finlay,  Managing ‎Director...

Alleging Just Cause – No Bad Deed Goes Unpunished: Court Awards Terminated Employee $50,000 in Punitive Damages

By: Michelle Quinn

In the recent decision of Morison v Ergo-Industrial Seating Systems Inc., 2016 ONSC 6725, the...

A New Duty of Care Recognized for Auto Dealers to Thieving, Delinquent Minors

By: Ryan Shaw 

A recent decision from the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed that when it comes to tort...

Lessons to be Learned from Other Brewers’ Trademark Fights

By: Yue Fei

As a craft brewer, you know the importance of choosing a unique name for your brewery...

From Nuisance Carve-Outs to Expanded Termination Rights: Four Common Issues in Commercial Brewery Leases

By Carlos Mendes

If you haven't already noticed, BC's craft beer industry is currently experiencing unprecedented growth in our...

Nicole Mangan published in The Lawyers Weekly

Nicole Mangan, member of our Insurance practice, examines the case Lloyd’s Underwriters v. Blue Mountain Log...