A different kind of practice

Are you ready for Europe?

Now signed, the new Trade Deal with the EU enters into force in September 2017

The questions to be answered in order to quickly take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity for businesses here.

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The BCF Business Law team ranks again in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada

Eleven of BCF's members are chosen in the annual selection of Best Lawyers in Canada for the excellence of their practice and of the services they provide to their clients.

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CETA: DID YOU GET YOUR CHEESE QUOTA?

Cheese alert: apply before september 8, 2017 for a part of the 16,000,000 kg of cheese import quota made available by Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union.

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A new online training session now available

Our lawyer Shaun E. Finn explores the key elements of the Class action defence.

On BCF.TV, you will find nine accredited training sessions that provide practical information on topics important to those in the business world.

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Summary of the proposed measures announced on July 18, 2017 relating to income splitting strategies

Our team analysed the impacts of these propositions. A must read to know how they could impact your business.

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Audrey St-Pierre joins the Quebec BCF team!

A major acquisiiton for the firm and its clients

Her deep understanding of the particularities of the Quebec business community will benefit our clients.

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The ultimate Patent guide for startups

And why you should consider it a necessary investment

Here are the most frequently asked questions we encounter about patents, and the answers that could save you money, time and headaches.

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In the e-commerce era, is there such a thing as a “Worldwide” Injunction?

Well, sort of...

The Supreme Court recently rejected Google's arguments by confirming the validity of an injunction.

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Supreme Court Revokes the Promise Doctrine of Canadian Patents

Good news for those seeking to obtain and uphold patents in Canada

The ruling promises to bring Canadian patent law back in line with international norms.

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By-law Adopted on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space

The City of Montreal recently adopted the by-law on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space titled “Règlement relatif à la cession pour fins d’établissement, de maintien et d’amélioration de parcs, de terrains de jeux et de préservation d’espaces naturels sur le territoire de la Ville de Montréal ”.

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The latest news on global employee mobility - June 22, 2017

NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY

BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. A unique approach and integrated solutions for your mobility needs, that’s what we mean by a different kind of practice.

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BCF on the move, putting our expertise in life sciences on the map!

In the wake of its recent successes, the intellectual property team is preparing for future international conferences, specifically the Bio International Convention 2017 which will be held in San Diego at the end of June.

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Les Grands du Droit recognizes BCF’s growth

BCF in fifth place in this prestigious ranking

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Frédérique Duchesne

Lawyer

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Frédérique Duchesne

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The latest news on Global Employee Mobility - June 2, 2017

NEWSLETTER: GLOBAL EMPLOYEE MOBILITY

BCF Business Law keeps you informed of the latest news in the world of business immigration and labour mobility. Helping you deal with globalization. That's what we mean by a different kind of practice.

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Maude Lépine

Lawyer

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Maude Lépine

514 397-4617

BCF Welcomes Its Summer Students

BCF is proud to train and develop the best emerging jurists and to welcome them as summer students.

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Julie Gaudreault-Martel Receives the 2017 Rajpattie-Persaud Pro Bono Award

The Canadian Bar Association recognizes our partner’s outstanding contribution to her community.

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Jean-François Bienjonetti

Partner, Lawyer

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Jean-François Bienjonetti

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Philippe Therias is joining the BCF intellectual property and patents team

His extensive, transversal experience will be valuable for our clients who work in Europe

As an international correspondent based in Paris, Philippe Therias works at one of BCF’s affiliate firms, Bignon Lebray.

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BCF among the finalists at Centraide’s Distinctions event

55% OF THE FIRM’S MEMBERS CONTRIBUTED IN 2016!

The organization recognizes the extraordinary commitment of BCF’s members during the 2016 campaign.

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Startups: Four funding opportunities to protect your inventions

Your intellectual property (IP) is the product of your imagination, and therefore, you own it. Like any other goods, your creations are property and, although they may not be tangible, they should be protected.

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Happy 375th, Montreal!

Today, May 17, 2017, the entire team at BCF Business Law would like to recognize the 375th anniversary of the founding of Montreal.

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Harmonization of Montreal’s park contribution system

In late April 2017, the City of Montreal (the “City”) adopted a draft by-law on contributions for parks, playgrounds and green space titled “Règlement relatif à la cession pour fins d’établissement, de maintien et d’amélioration de parcs, de terrains de jeux et de préservation d’espaces naturels sur le territoire de la Ville de Montréal .”

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Quebec Floods: BCF is proud of its team’s response

The firm has remitted $40,000 to the Canadian Red Cross to help the victims in the various regions affected by flooding.

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THE TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF NON-COMPETITION CLAUSES ON THE WEB

Over the years, the global market growth and prominence of sectors such as high technology, e-commerce, and the Internet, which flout borders, have led the courts to consider the territorial scope of such clauses in a different light.

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BCF’s Expertise Featured on the West Coast

Our free-trade specialist, Didier Culat, addresses opportunities for Canadian companies under CETA in Vancouver.

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