This week, we’re speaking with intellectual property lawyer, Joanna Pitkin, about all aspects of trademark law.
Topics: trademark trolls and the ‘use requirement’; filing trademarks internationally; the relevance of bricks-and-mortar locations; and the first ever Ask-Me-Anything segment!
I’m announcing the launch of the Lawyered crowdfunding campaign! Find out how you can help improve this podcast and even become part of this show. There’s also a sneak preview of a bonus episode of “Lawyered Unplugged”, where Elsa Ascencio and Bhuvana Rai speak about engaging with the legal community during the pandemic.
This week on Lawyered, we’re speaking about the rules impacting licensed professionals – including lawyers, teachers, doctors and more! Our guest is Brian Osler, the legal director at the Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council.
Topics: duty to cooperate with professional regulators; moral blameworthiness as a sentencing factor; and immediate suspensions of licensed companies.
On this episode we’re chatting about gambling law, with gaming lawyer Don Bourgeois – and we’re betting you’re going to love it!
Topics: the legality of sports betting, games of skill vs. games of skill; and addressing money laundering in the gaming sector.
This week, we’re chatting about the rules of land, property, and development with real estate lawyer, Candace Cooper!
Topics: when time is of the essence, the refundability of deposits; and why “forever” might mean only 40 years.
This week, we’re diving into the world of bankruptcy and insolvency law with the guidance of restructuring lawyer, Kathryn Esaw.
Topics: managing insolvent cannabis companies; vesting royalty interests in land; and new fairness procedures in bankruptcy/insolvency legislation.
We’re kicking off Season 6 with a legal deep-dive into the emerging world of competitive video gaming, featuring esports lawyer, Josh Marcus
Topics: esports athletes as independent contractors vs employees; contractual issues for esports player agreements; and choice(s) of law for the esports landscape.
In honour of hitting the 50-episode mark, we’re flipping the script and putting the LawyerEd host, Husein Panju, in the guest seat to chat about elections, lobbying and other aspects of political law.
Topics: the federal lobbyists’ code of conduct; new changes for political contributions; and curbing foreign meddling in our elections.
This episode also features Sean Robichaud (from the “Of Counsel” podcast) who sits in as guest host.
On this episode, we’re joined by disability lawyer, Brendon Pooran, to chat about accessibility and other legal issues facing persons with disabilities!
Topics: the Accessible Canada Act; Henson trusts; and the supported decision-making framework
On this episode, we’re taking a thoughtful look at the legal issues facing low-income persons, featuring Shalini Konanur, the Executive Director of the South Asian Legal Clinic of Ontario (SALCO)!
Topics: systemic racism/poverty considerations in criminal sentencing; ODSP eligibility changes; and employment law protections for low-income persons.