Publications

Copyright Issues in the Artificial Intelligence Era

By: Sze-Mei Yeung

With the increasing use and adoption of generative artificial intelligence (“AI”) technologies, copyright issues require careful...

The Doctrine of Licensee Estoppel in Canada

By: Jonathan Woolley

An inventor acquires a patent for their invention, and licenses it to a third party who...

Trademarks Versus Tradenames

By: Karin Binder

Why Incorporation or Registering a Business Name May Not Be Enough

Provincial and federal legislation provides for...

Canada’s Underused Housing Tax – What Residential Property Owners Need to Know

By: Jeevan V. Ahuja

While the majority of homeowners in Canada will have no obligations under the federal government’s...

The Failure to Prevent Clause: Insurer Has No Duty to Defend Parents Named in Negligence Claim

By: RBS

In the recent case of Reeves v. Co-Operators General Insurance Company, 2022 BCSC 2258 [Reeves], the Supreme...

UPDATE: Foreign Buyer’s Beware: Canadian Government Enacts a Ban on Purchases of Residential Real Estate by Non-Canadians

By: Jeevan V. Ahuja

Note: This article was updated on February 12, 2024, following the federal government’s...

Important Notice: DEADLINE – Land Owner Transparency Act

By November 30th, 2022, every corporation and any individual that holds property in trust (including an unregistered, bare trust...

David Hay K.C. A Contributor to the 7th Edition of Bike Sense

Bike Sense is a guide for cycling in British Columbia. Intended to make cycling safer, more inclusive and accessible,...

Eryn Jackson a Supporting Editor of “Drafting Wills in Canada: A lawyer’s Practical Guide, 3rd Edition” 

Wills & Estates Lawyer, Eryn Jackson, was one of 13 legal editors across Canada for the following publication which...

Triggering the Doctrine of Equitable Contribution

By: RBS

Oftentimes an individual or business may have more than one insurance policy cover the same issue that could...

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Appraisal/Dispute Resolution Process

By: Sabdeep Sidhu

Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Appraisal/Dispute Resolution Process

The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in

The “Bare” Minimum? Or Just Enough?

By: Kiran K. Dhesa

A common goal for individuals when creating their estate plan is to avoid having assets...