[NEWS RELEASE] BENOÎT & CÔTÉ WILL JOIN THERRIEN COUTURE JOLI-CŒUR!

Montreal, April 19, 2022 – Our two organizations have laid the groundwork for an agreement through which our firm will join TCJ in the coming months. Our integration within TCJ will allow our clients to…

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[RANKING] Top 50 Trademark Agents by volume in Canada

Once again this year, BENOÎT & CÔTÉ  is ranked in the Top 50 trademark agents by volume of filings in Canada, according to the data compiled by Canadian Trademark Intelligence. Congratulations to our talented team…

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[RANKINGS] WTR 1000 – World Trademark Review

            Our Partners Ismaël Coulibaly and Suzanne Antal have been recognized amongst the 𝘞𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥’𝘴 𝘓𝘦𝘢𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘛𝘳𝘢𝘥𝘦𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘧𝘦𝘴𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘴 in the 2022 edition of the World Trademark Review. WTR 1000 is an…

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[ARTICLE] A streamlined process for patent examination in Canada coming in 2022

Author : Marilyne Séïde, Lawyer & Patent Agent Trainee.   On July 3rd, 2021, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) suggested regulatory amendments to the Patent Rules to reduce the size of patent applications and patent pendency in order…

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Welcome to our new shareholder! Hosni FRIDHI

BENOÎT & CÔTÉ is proud to announce that Hosni FRIDHI, Director of Finance, is now a shareholder of our firm! Hosni’s expertise and contribution during the past year have been instrumental to our growth. A…

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[Conférence] CERTIFICATION MARKS

🎙️ 💬 Our partner and trademark agent Suzanne Antal presented a conference on the subject of CERTIFICATION MARKS during the Regroupement des praticiens du droit des marques de commerce (RPM), held on February 23, 2022. The RPM is the…

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Bienvenue Mathieu Audet!

Benoît & Côté accueille un agent de brevets avec plus de 20 ans d’expérience en génie mécanique. Benoît & Côté est fier de vous annoncer l’arrivée de Mathieu Audet au sein de son équipe. Mathieu…

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What do baseball and the Madrid Protocol have in common? Statistics!

We are looking forward for Montreal to welcome a baseball team but, in the meantime, I am happy to share statistics about the Madrid Protocol in Canada. In about a week, we will pass the…

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Computer-Implemented Inventions in Canada: on the Road to the Notice of Allowance

For the past four decades, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has been reluctant to grant patents to computer-implemented inventions. Recent Federal Court’s decision in Choueifaty v Canada (AG) 2020 FC 837 (hereafter “Choueifaty”) and the subsequent…

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Congratulations to our newest shareholders!

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