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Winter / 16

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  • Useful and Non-Obvious News – Winter / 16

    January 1, 2016

    By Adam Mizera

    New Export Assistance Program for Canadian SMEs

    In January 2016, the Government of Canada launched a new program, CanExport, to help SMEs to generate new export opportunities in international markets.

    The program provides direct financial support ranging from $ 10,000 to $ 100,000 for a large number of export-related marketing activities,

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  • Cover Up the Data that I Must Not See!

    January 1, 2016

    By Pierre-Marc Gendron

    “Things like that offend our souls, and fill our minds with sinful thoughts.” Tartuffe, III, 2 (v. 860-862)

    Mobile technologies completely revolutionized our life habits. Once a tool allowing only sporadic Internet access, mobile devices now offer the possibility to do just about anything one would have done on a computer.

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  • Three New Professionnals Join ROBIC

    January 1, 2016

    ROBIC is happy to introduce its three new professionals who joined the team in our Montreal and Quebec offices.

    Camille Aubin specializes in intellectual property litigation and advises clients in matters involving patents, trademarks and copyright. Camille pleads before all levels of provincial and federal courts.

    She advises and represents local and foreign clients,

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  • US Fair Use in the Age of YouTube

    January 1, 2016

    By Geneviève Hallé-Désilets

    A recent US Court of Appeal decision confirmed that fair use must be considered prior to requesting the removal of a video on the Internet.

    The facts giving rise to the dispute are as follows. On February 7, 2007, Stephanie Lenz published a 29-second video on YouTube of her little boy dancing to the Prince song,

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  • The “First Patent Program” : A Great Start for Protecting Your Innovation

    January 1, 2016

    By Louise G. Bernier

    Inventors and entrepreneurs, take note !

    If your company has never filed an application to protect the results of its research projects, it now has a more appealing option to do so through the First Patent Program (Programme Premier Brevets) created by the Quebec Ministry of Economy,

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