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Why “Record” Security Interests in Intellectual Property at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office?

Posted in Perfection

In Canada, security interests in intangible property collateral are perfected (or published, in the case of Québec) by making a registration under the personal property security legislation (“PPSL”) of the province where the debtor is deemed to be located at the time the security interest attaches. Intellectual property, such as trade-marks, patents, industrial designs, or… Continue Reading

Security Interests in Aircraft and the Quagmire of Conflict of Laws

Posted in Aircraft, Conflict of Laws, Perfection, PPSA

The recent receivership of Skyservice Airlines Inc. highlights the importance to airline creditors of having in place a certain, easily understandable and uniformly applied regime regarding the perfection and priority of various interests in aircraft. The Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment, together with the Protocol to the Convention on International Interests in Mobile… Continue Reading