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June 2016 - January 2016

June 14, 2016 - FICPI Canada submission on Governance Framework for IP Agents - Code of Conduct
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February 16, 2016 - Now open
Registration for the FICPI ABC Meeting, June 19-23, 2016, Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, South Wales, UK
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February 16, 2016 - FICPI ABC Meeting
June 19-23, 2016 Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, South Wales, UK
Program and registration

December 2014 - July 2014

October 7, 2014 - REGISTRATION OPEN for 2014 FICPI Claim Drafting Clinic
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December 2013 - July 2013

October 4, 2013 - Registration Now Open for 2014 FICPI ABC Meeting, Bridgetown, Barbados, Feb 26-Mar 1, 2014!
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September 11, 2013 - Register Now for 2013 FICPI Claim Drafting Clinic!

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June 2013 - January 2013

June 12, 2013 - FICPI ABC Publications Now Uploaded!
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May 2, 2013 - SAVE THE DATE!! Claim Drafting Clinic Set for November 2-3, 2013.
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April 3, 2013 - Membership Renewal Portal Open - follow the Renew Membership link on this page
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February 17, 2013 - Registration Now Open for 2013 FICPI ABC meeting in New Orleans - click here for brochure and see events page for registration form
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December 2012 - July 2012

December 21, 2012 - President's Message from Alain Leclerc
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December 10, 2012 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!! - FICPI Canada Conference in Mont-Tremblant, February 7-8, 2013 (follow link in eflyer to register)
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October 17, 2012 - FICPI ABC Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 15-18 2013 - Conference flyer attached
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September 6, 2012 - FICPI Canada 2012 Claim Drafting Clinic - Online Registration Now Open! (see attached PDF for details and link to registration page)
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August 28, 2012 - In Memoriam - Paul Marcoux (1928-2012)
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June 2012 - January 2012

May 13, 2012 - INVITATION: FICPI Canada Claim Drafting Clinic, November 3-4, 2012 in Toronto. Registration opens July 1, 2012 (see attached)
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May 8, 2012 - Save the Date: May 15-18, 2013, FICPI ABC Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, more details to come...
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May 7, 2012 - Save the Date: Feb 7-8, 2013 - FICPI Canada meeting in Mont-Tremblant, QC, more details to come...
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May 2, 2012 - Comments on Proposed Patent Practice Notices Regarding Inventive Concept and Statutory Subject Matter
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April 30, 2012 - FICPI Canada Council Election
The FICPI Canada AGM held during the Melbourne Congress included the election of a new Council for FICPI Canada to serve during the three-year term until the 2015 Congress. Robert Storey becomes next term's Council ex officio as the Past President, Doug Deeth has retired from Council, and Brett Slaney was elected as the new junior member to Council. The new Council is as follows: Alain Leclerc (President), John Knox (Vice President), Coleen Morrison (Treasurer), Steve Perry (Secretary), Brett Slaney (Council Member)
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April 24, 2012 - Comments on Proposed Changes to the Trade-marks Regulations

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April 20, 2012 - FICPI Canada elects new Council for 2012-2015 term
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March 28, 2012 - Letter from FICPI Canada President (plus Proxy Form)
The President of FICPI Canada has sent this letter to the FICPI Canada membership, with attached proxy form.
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March 4, 2012 - Further Comments to Proposed Amendments to the Trade-Marks Regulations Pertaining to Opposition Practice, in Response to CIPO's "Work-in-Progress" Initiative
FICPI Canada has submitted further comments to those already submitted to CIPO on September 20, 2010, in connection with CIPO's proposal to amend the Trade-Marks Regulations relating to opposition practice.
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December 2010 - July 2010

September 20, 2010 - Comments to Proposed Amendments to the Trade-Marks Regulations Pertaining to Opposition Practice
FICPI Canada has submitted comments in response to a request for comments on CIPO's proposal to amend the Trade-Marks Regulations relating to opposition practice.
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September 6, 2010 - Comments to Pre-Consultation Notice: CIPO Fee Review
FICPI Canada has submitted comments in response to CIPO's call for pre-consultation comments on the subject of CIPO fees.
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August 19, 2010 - Comments on Proposed Revisions to MOPOP Chapter 16
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed revisions to Chapter 16 of the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP), following extensive input from members.
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June 2010 - January 2010

May 21, 2010 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments to CIPO on Proposed Practice Notices from the Trade-marks Branch
FICPI Canada has provided comments to CIPO on proposed Practice Notices relating to "Persons", Description of Colour Claims and Opposition/Application Deemed Abandoned.
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April 19, 2010 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments to CIPO on Proposal for Publication of Industrial Design Information
FICPI Canada has responded to a request from CIPO to comment on what types of information relating to industrial design applications and registrations would be useful to business if made publicly available.
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March 15, 2010 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments to CIPO on Proposal to Amend the Trade-marks Act
FICPI Canada has submitted comments to CIPO on a proposal to amend the Trade-marks Act which were released for public review on December 15, 2009. These proposals address the possibility of Canada acceding to the Madrid Protocol and the Singapore Treaty.
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January 20, 2010 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Revisions to MOPOP Chapter 9
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed revisions to Chapter 9 of the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP), following extensive input from members.
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December 2009 - July 2009

November 13, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed CIPO Practice Notice Relating to Section 16(2) of the Trade-marks Act
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed practice notice relating to Section 16(2) of the Trade-marks Act, which concerns applications based on use and registration abroad.
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October 30, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Changes to CIPO Practice Regarding the Granting of Extensions of Time in Trade-Mark and Industrial Design Applications
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed changes to the grant of extensions of time in the areas of trade-marks and industrial designs.
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October 26, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules - Post Final Action Procedures
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed amendments to the Patent Rules relating to post Final Action procedures.
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October 26, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules and Trade-marks Regulations - Agents Qualifying Examinations
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed amendments to the Patent Rules and Trade-marks Regulations relating to post Patent Agent and Trade-Marks Agent Qualifying Examinations.
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September 16, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Revisions to MOPOP Chapters 12 and 13
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposed revisions to Chapters 12 and 13 of the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP), following extensive input from members.
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September 14, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposal to Provide Filing Dates on Weekends and Statutory Holidays
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on CIPO's proposal to provide filing dates on weekends and statutory holidays.
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August 6, 2009 - FICPI Canada Submits Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules - Package No. 1
FICPI Canada has submitted comments on "Package No. 1" of the proposed amendments to the Patent Rules as pre-published in the Canada Gazette, Part 1, on July 11, 2009, relating to Declarations of Entitlement.
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June 2009 - January 2009

June 9, 2009 - FICPI Canada Annual General Meeting (2009)
FICPI Canada held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 9, 2009, at the last FICPI World Congress held in Washington D.C.
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