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Jacob Millar

Jacob Millar

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Jacob Millar is a versatile lawyer who as a law student and articling student has gained experience in civil and criminal litigation and administrative matters in Ontario, Nova Scotia and the U.K. As an associate with the firm, Jacob represents and advises clients in all manner of commercial disputes and competition law matters.

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Superior Court Certifies $1.0 Billion Foreign Exchange Price Fixing Class Action

In his decision released earlier this Spring, Ontario Superior Court Justice Paul Perell certified a class action in Mancinelli v. Royal Bank of Canada claiming $1.0 Billion in damages against ... [more] Full article

The US Patent and Trademark Office Bans AI From Being Granted Patents

On April 27, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) released a decision denying a pair of patents that were developed entirely by an artificial intelligence (“AI”) on ... [more] Full article

The Supreme Court’s Nevsun Decision Firmly Incorporates Customary International Law into Canadian Common Law in the Class Action Context

Can a Canadian company be held liable in Canada for breaches of International Law abroad? One of the Supreme Court of Canada’s most recent decisions definitively answers that question in ... [more] Full article

Alberta Court rules that an Alberta Securities Commission administrative penalty can survive bankruptcy

On January 17, 2020, Justice Romaine of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench released a potentially monumental decision in Alberta Securities Commission v Hennig. The decision arose out of an ... [more] Full article

Bad news for sports fans is good news for advertisers

With less than a month until Super Bowl LIV, football fans are looking forward to the big game. In a playoff season that has seen some serious upsets (The Patriots ... [more] Full article