News Archive

As milestones must be celebrated, we are proud to share news of CorbinPartners' 25th anniversary as Canada’s trusted provider of market intelligence for boardrooms and courtrooms [1994 – 2019].

January 3, 2018

CorbinPartners’ introducing “Bitcoin Sentiment Index”

CorbinPartners is gearing up for its 2018 launch of the inaugural Canadian “Bitcoin Sentiment Index”. This innovative study will provide a benchmark for future tracking of Bitcoin supply and demand indicators over time. It’s based on our award-winning study of Canadian Bitcoin merchants and upcoming assessment with early consumer adopters. ...

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December 1, 2017

Ruth Corbin article published in 2017 Annual Review of Civil Litigation

The 2017 Annual Review of Civil Litigation, edited by Justice Todd Archibald, includes an article co-authored by Dr. Ruth Corbin, Chair of CorbinPartners Inc, entitled “Disputes over Parental Care when the Dutiful Child Wants to Be Paid”. ...

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September 7, 2017

CorbinPartners study finds Legal Process Outsourcing to be an industry game changer

While the Legal Process Outsourcing market is valued at some $3 billion, and growing internationally, little is known about the state of this industry in Canada…until now. CorbinPartners has conducted a study of practicing Canadian lawyers to assess the extent of Legal Process Outsourcing across the country and its potential ...

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June 12, 2017

CorbinPartners’ survey evidence assists Federal Court with Captain Morgan matter

Consumer survey evidence from CorbinPartners assisted the Federal Court in a decision related to trademark infringement of the trade dress of Captain Morgan rum (Diageo Canada Inc v Heaven Hill Distilleries Inc). In the decision, Justice Boswell accepted the survey into evidence, and cited it as being “relevant to the ...

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May 1, 2017

MRIA adds Expert Evidence Chapter to Code of Conduct

The Marketing Research and Intelligence Association has added a new appendix on “Social Science as Expert Evidence” to the members’ Code of Conduct. The addition is based on Ruth Corbin’s adaptations of chapters she wrote for the Benchbook of the Federal Court of Canada and the Canadian Trademark Law Benchbook. ...

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February 1, 2017

Just released: CorbinPartners’ 2016 Year in Review

CorbinPartners has released the 2016 Year in Review of Social Science Evidence. This report catalogues references to survey and other social scientific evidence in Canadian legal and regulatory proceedings, as well as in expert literature. ...

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December 15, 2016

CorbinPartners survey evidence assists Federal Court on TMOB appeal

Consumer survey evidence from CorbinPartners assisted the Federal Court in a judicial review for Bauer Hockey Corp. v. Easton Hockey Canada, Inc. In the decision, Justice Richard Bell determined that affidavit evidence, including an expert report from Dr. Ruth Corbin, “would have materially changed the outcome of the [Trademarks Opposition] ...

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October 31, 2016

Dr. Corbin published in Annual Review of Civil Litigation

Dr. Ruth Corbin’s article “Breaking the Expert Evidence Logjam: Experts Weigh In” was recently published in the authoritative Annual Review of Civil Litigation 2016. The article addresses the perception that expert evidence can be a “problem area” in legal testimony; and focuses on worldwide efforts to improve the process by ...

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October 3, 2016

Ruth Corbin speaks at TLA Ethics and Professionalism session

CorbinPartners Chair Ruth Corbin will be speaking on cognitive bias in the courtroom on Wednesday, October 19, in Toronto. Corbin will be presenting her own research on the topic, as well as moderating a judge’s discussion on the ethics of using cognitive techniques. ...

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June 3, 2016

Ruth Corbin named MRIA Fellow for distinguished career contributions

We are proud to announce that CorbinPartners Chair, Dr. Ruth Corbin, was named a Fellow of the Marketing Research and Intelligence Association (MRIA) at its annual national conference in Montreal. Among the significant citations in the nomination was Ruth’s contribution to the development of forensic market research in Canada. ...

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