La Presse article highlights the expertise of BCF's intellectual property professionals

June 27th, 2016

In the context of an intellectual property case involving the similarity between Montréal's public bike system Bixi and Oslo's ShareBike, in operation in that city since April 2016, patent agent Dominic Goudreault and lawyer Pascal Lauzon shared their expertise with the public by explaining in La Presse Affaires the differences between a patent and an industrial design as well as the relative advantages of each.

Despite the obvious resemblance between the two models, the journalist asked whether it was sufficed constitute an infringement and hence a violation of intellectual property rights?

To read the interview given by our two partners regarding this case in the business section the Friday, June 24 edition of La Presse, click here.