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News and emerging trends for Canadian solo and small firm practitioners

Small Firm Spotlight

Kavita Ramamoorthy
Partner, Fineberg Ramamoorthy LLP
Intellectual Property & Technology

Kavita Ramamoorthy

Kavita's area of practice focuses on patent litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical field. She has extensive experience with proceedings under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations as well as patent actions and judicial reviews.

We asked Kavita about her background, practice and the challenges that she faces working in a small firm.

"As any solo or small firm practitioner will likely tell you, the running of a business is as challenging as the practice of law." Read the full interview »

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Free Lexis Practice Advisor® Practice Note

Topic: Intellectual Property & Technology, Information Security and Privacy; Confidentiality

Multiparty Confidentiality Agreement (Long Form)
This precedent is intended for use where two or more parties are disclosing confidential information to each other. The precedent is drafted on the assumption that there are three parties to the agreement, but can be easily amended so as to be only between two parties or to add additional parties as required
— Created by Timothy M. Banks, nNovation LLP.


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Practice Trends

Coworking Spaces

With increasing popularity of coworking spaces, more lawyers have decided to house their offices in communal office spaces. Here’s a list of pros and cons to help you determine if coworking space is a good option for your legal practice.  Read full article »


Is AI coming to legal transcript near you?

Over the last five years, there has been several new Internet-based companies promoting the use of voice recognition, coupled with artificial intelligence (AI), to produce transcripts. Are these transcripts of the same quality that a skilled court reporter produces? Read full article »


The Empathetic Lawyer and Client Retention

Research studies that the marketing gurus are now offering fresh insights into the client and the public’s experiences with the legal system that can benefit lawyers in winning and keeping clients. Read full article »

Book Store

Social Media and Internet Law – Forms and Precedents, 2nd Edition

Written by Paul Lomic, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., LL.B., this book covers a wide range of important, and sometimes controversial, domestic and international IP and IT issues that relate to social media and the Internet, providing practical advice, insightful commentary, checklists and state-of-the-art precedents to help practitioners get a handle on the topics and questions that most affect their clients.

Published: May 22, 2018

On-Demand Webinar

A Conversation with Russell Bennett on Cannabis Law in Canada

In this webinar, the author of our newly released Canada’s Cannabis Act: Annotation and Commentary, Russell Bennett highlights some of the major developments of cannabis legalization in Canada. He also reviews the main sources of the new legislation and examines how the Act is divided into criminal prohibitions and regulatory provisions, with a strong emphasis on the new Cannabis Regulations, which came into force on October 17, 2019, one year after legalization.

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March 2019 Issue

Featured Area of Practice: Family Law

Solo Lawyer Spotlight 
Susan Blackwell
Sole Practitioner, Blackwell Family Law


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