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Method Law is a boutique law firm that practices exclusively in the field of Intellectual Property Law, located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. We are a savvy team of lawyers, trademark agents, patent agents and experienced support staff with a focus on practical solutions for our clients’ intellectual property issues. We provide intellectual property legal and agent services to a wide variety of clients ranging from multinational corporations, Canadian companies, charities, start-ups and individuals.
We assist clients with drafting, prosecuting, maintaining, licensing, and freedom to use opinions on patents, trademarks, copyrights, and industrial designs, and litigating intellectual property rights. Our lawyers have appeared before the Trademarks Opposition Board, the Patent Appeal Board, both levels of the Federal Court and the Ontario Court.
Our clients include E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, DuPont Pioneer, Purepharm Inc., The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair, Septodont Holdings S.A., Novocol Pharma, Duoject Medical Systems Inc., Cardon Rehabilitation & Medical Equipment Ltd., Ontario Women’s Hockey Association, Taurus Mortgage Capital, Piranha Abrasives Inc., Core Diamond Abrasives Inc., Method Homes, Method Earth, VON Canada (the Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada), Roto-Gro Inc., Raptor Mining Products Inc., Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Inc. and Tablet Console Games Inc. We also act as Canadian intellectual property counsel and agent for other lawyers/agents and their clients.
We provide pro bono intellectual property services to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada/Grands Frères Grandes Soeurs du Canada, Boost Child & Youth Advocacy Centre, Pakmen Volleyball Club, and Canadian Alopecia Areata Foundation.
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Madrid Protocol – Method Law will be your Designated Canadian Agent
Overview On October 3, 2022, the newest set of amendments to the Patent Rules in Canada will come into force. These amendments will bring about changes to patent prosecution in Canada. The key changes under these new Patent Rules are excess claim fees and the addition...
Trademark Applications – Requests for Expedited Examination and Measures to Improve Timeliness in Examination
In 2013, when applications were typically being examined within 6 months of filing, the mechanism to request expedited examination for trademark applications was removed by the Trademarks Office. Currently, examination of trademark applications takes about 2 years...