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  • Federal Court rules business methods patentable in Canada

    Here is a nice summary from my friends at Stikeman’s of the recent Federal Court of Canada case that held that business methods are patentable in Canada – in this case, Amazon.com’s one-click order process.

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  • Privacy Commissioner Releases Privacy Tool for Small Businesses

    The Federal Privacy Commissioner has released an online privacy tool for small business.

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  • Form of Independent Contractor Agreement

    Here is a simple form of independent contractor agreement for use with individual contractors. Its principal use is in a simple software development or design context. Details concerning the services to be provided and billing for them must be completed by the user.

    Please keep in mind that contractor agreements are not generic – there are many variables, and every form of agreement is not right for every situation. As always, consider consulting a lawyer to talk through your needs and what is appropriate for you.

    The document is provided in Word format. Any intellectual property that Hyndman | Law has in the form is licensed on an open basis – for any use, by anyone, without attribution.

    This form is provided for educational purposes only. Your use of it does not create a lawyer-client relationship with us, and we assume no responsibility for any consequence of using this document.

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  • Form of Restricted Confidentiality Agreement

    Here is a form of restricted two-party confidentiality agreement covering information disclosed by one of the parties. It is “restricted” because it applies only to specific information that is marked as “Confidential”, and because the obligations of confidentiality in this Agreement only apply for a specified period of time.

    Please keep in mind that confidentiality agreements are not generic – there are many variables, and every form of agreement is not right for every situation. As always, consider consulting a lawyer to talk through your needs and what is appropriate for you.

    The document is provided in Word format. Any intellectual property that Hyndman | Law has in the form is licensed on an open basis – for any use, by anyone, without attribution.

    This form is provided for educational purposes only. Your use of it does not create a lawyer-client relationship with us, and we assume no responsibility for any consequence of using this document.

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  • Form of Confidentiality Agreement

    Here is a form of two-party confidentiality agreement covering information disclosed by one of the parties.

    Please keep in mind that confidentiality agreements are not generic – there are many variables, and every form of agreement is not right for every situation. As always, consider consulting a lawyer to talk through your needs and what is appropriate for you.

    The document is provided in Word format. Any intellectual property that Hyndman | Law has in the form is licensed on an open basis – for any use, by anyone, without attribution.

    This form is provided for educational purposes only. Your use of it does not create a lawyer-client relationship with us, and we assume no responsibility for any consequence of using this document.

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