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Safe Food for Canadians Regulations

Canada - February 16 2017 Today, most Canadian food importers and manufacturers don’t consider licensing requirements and other prescriptive regulations with respect to how

Using your competitor’s trademarks as keywords? Proceed at your own risk

Canada - February 9 2017 The Court of Appeal for British Columbia has issued an injunction restraining a party from using its competitor’s trademarks in its keyword

Canada’s Federal Court awards damages against a foreign website for breach of privacy laws

Canada - February 14 2017 In a recent decision, A.T. v Globe24h.com, 2017 FC 114, Canada’s Federal Court asserted jurisdiction over a foreign-based website that republished

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin

Canada - February 16 2017 The Applicant was an employee of the Respondent from 1968 to 2009. In 1980, the Applicant began selling life insurance and investment products of the

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin

Canada - February 9 2017 Mr. Gregory was convicted of second degree murder for killing a bartender at a Legion. He and the bartender argued when the bartender asked him to

Protecting Trade Secrets Using Non-Disclosure Agreements

Canada, USA - February 24 2017 Recent US case law has raised the possibility that the common practice of including an expiry date in a non-disclosure agreement or “NDA” (also known

Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - February 23

Canada - February 23 2017 On appeal from a judgement of the Ontario Court of Appeal (2015 ONCA 439), affirming a decision of McLean J. (2014 ONSC 2432). B was observed driving

Court declines to apply fair dealing copyright exemption in news reporting case

Canada - February 22 2017 In a recent decision, the Small Claims Division of the Court of Quebéc has found a newspaper liable for infringement of copyright and moral rights in

Can Noise Complaints Lead to the Eviction of a Condo Tenant?

Canada - February 22 2017 People living in condos have a duty to comply with the corporation’s regulations. Condo corporations, for their part, have a duty to take all

What’s in a slogan? Federal Court issues interlocutory injunction in trademark infringement case

Canada - February 17 2017 In Sleep Country Canada Inc. v. Sears Canada Inc., 2017 FC 148, the Federal Court granted an interlocutory injunction restraining Sears Canada Inc