Archive for 2011

CIRA Announces Implementation Date For New CDRP Policy and Rules

Posted by Neil Melliship on July 25th, 2011

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), has announced that its revised Dispute Resolution Policy (CDRP) and Rules will take effect on August 22, 2011.  A summary of the changes is available on the CIRA website.

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Update on Postal Strike – CIPO’s processing of outgoing mail

Posted by Karen Monteith on June 9th, 2011

As an update to this story, CIPO has provided further guidance as to how it will handle outgoing mail during the postal strike.  CIPO will assess outgoing correspondence on a daily basis and will send essential date-sensitive correspondence via courier.  Additionally, correspondence and other documents with respect to opposition proceedings will be sent either by courier [...]

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Not Going Postal

Posted by Karen Monteith on June 3rd, 2011

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers has announced a rotating postal strike in Canada.   If the Union and Canada Post do not reach an agreement, it is likely that the strike will escalate.  A full strike will mean that mail will not be delivered in Canada, including outgoing correspondence from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office [...]

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