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Trademark rights and protection in Canada

Canada, Global - May 8 2017 A structured to trademark rights and protection in Canada

What's Old is New Again: Ontario Court of Appeal Affirms First Principles in Roadway Liability

Canada - May 16 2017 A recent decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal has underscored the "reasonableness" standard set by the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25, in

Trademarks in Canada

Canada, Global - May 8 2017 A structured guide to trademark laws in Canada

In-camera board meetings what are they good for?

Canada - June 29 2011 Most people involved in organizations know that board meetings should be held regularly in order to ensure proper governance and adequate communication opportunities within the organization

Preparing for CASL’s Private Right of Action

Canada - May 15 2017 Commencing July 1, 2017, CASL contraventions will be subject to enforcement through private litigation, including class proceedings, by individuals

Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation - Preparing for the End of Special Transition Rule for Implied Consent to Receive CEMs

Canada - May 24 2017 On July 1, 2017, contraventions of Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as "CASL") will be subject to enforcement through private litigation

Order of Mandamus requiring Health Canada to issue a Product Licence Application is overturned on appeal

Canada - May 24 2017 The Federal Court of Appeal has overturned an earlier decision of the Federal Court (see 2016 FC 381, our summary here) relating to the non-issuance

Four copyright registrations expunged where Respondent was not the author and owner of the works

Canada - May 24 2017 The Court granted Gemstone's application to expunge four copyright registrations and to amend one copyright registration to replace "Gemstone Travel

Misrepresentation Must Be Material and not Based on Mere Speculation

Canada - May 23 2017 This case involved an appeal by C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. ("Robinson") for the dismissal of its application brought pursuant to s. 132 of the

CASL’s Private Right of Action Becomes Effective July 1, 2017

Canada - May 23 2017 Canada's Anti-Spam Law ("CASL") came into effect on July 1, 2014. Of key importance for financial institutions is CASL's regime of rules and