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...

Do You Own Your Name?

By: Tamara Huculak

Protecting your own name as a trademark may be harder than you think. Many well-known and...

Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms Narrow Application of “Total Pollution Exclusion” and Addresses Standard of Appellate Review of Standard Form Contracts


In Hemlow Estate v. Co-operators General Insurance Company, 2021 ONCA 908, the insurer relied on a “Total...

Court Establishes Significant Costs Consequences for Wrongfully Filed Builders Liens

By: Ryan A. Shaw

A builder’s lien is a powerful tool available to contractors to secure payment for work...

Trademarks – Finding a Path Through the Historic Backlog at Canadian Examination

By: Trisha Dore and Karin Binder

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has recently implemented measures to improve...

Commercial Leasing Tips to Know When Registered & Beneficial Ownership are Separate

By: Tamara Huculak & RBS

For many commercial properties, it has become common for a property to have both...

The Benefits of Registering a Trademark

By: RBS’ Trademark Agents

Richards Buell Sutton has a group of Registered Trademark Agents with extensive experience in the registration...

Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Tort Liability Exposure for Public Authorities

By: Ryan Shaw

In a recent landmark decision, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) clarified when public authorities will...

Trademark Considerations

By: RBS' Trademark Agents

I incorporated my company or registered my business name in British Columbia so I’m protected… right?...

DEADLINE EXTENSION: Land Owner Transparency Act – Deadline to file Report Extended to November 30, 2022

By: Ryan M. Klassen

On November 2, 2021, the Provincial Government announced that due to overwhelming requests from legal...

Embryos and Separation: A Canadian Perspective

By: Kiran Kang

The Government of Canada estimates that roughly one in six couples experience infertility.  As such, it...