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December 14, 2018 – At the recent AGM, new President Bill Mayo took the helm and Alfred Macchione assumed the title of Past President. The AGM also saw the appointment of Nathalie Joidon as a new Council member. Council thanks former Past President France Cote for all her hard work for AIPPI Canada over the years and welcomes Nathalie Jodoin to Council. We look forward to a productive 2019!

Membership renewal for 2019 is now available and all current and past members are encouraged to fill out their membership forms before the February 1, 2019 deadline. The renewal can be completed online through the Join Us page.


November 2, 2018 – AIPPI Canada’s AGM will feature remarks from Beverly Moore and Cynthia Rowden giving an update on recent patent and trademark developments, including the recently-announced changes in Bill C-86. We look forward to seeing everyone on November 22, 2018 at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright in Toronto (Suite 3800, 200 Bay Street). 


October 17, 2018 – AIPPI Canada’s annual meeting of members will occur on November 22, 2018 at the offices of Norton Rose Fulbright in Toronto (Suite 3800, 200 Bay Street). The AGM will occur at 11:00 am, with lunch and speakers to follow. A formal notice and details will be emailed to members soon.


June 21, 2018 – Over a 1000 attendees have registered for the Cancun Congress already, including almost 40 Canadians. As is our annual tradition, we intend to have a brief Canadian reception to get a chance to reconnect with colleagues and share a drink or two. Details will follow soon.


May 21, 2018 – AIPPI Canada is hosting a Lunch and Learn event in Toronto entitled “Obviousness – Developments in Canadian Law” on June 20, 2018 at the offices of McCarthy T√©treault LLP. The cost is $90, and RSVPs may be sent to The flyer is available here:

AIPPI Canada – Lunch and Learn – June 2018