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18-year old official mark quashed for not being a “public authority”

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 9 2014

TCC holdings sought judicial review of a decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks to publish the adoption of the use by the Families as Support Teams

Motion to introduce new evidence on appeal dismissed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 28 2012

BBM owns the registered trade-mark “BBM” (the “BBM Trade-mark”

Reynolds Presto Products Inc. v. P.R.S. Mediterranean Ltd., 2013 FCA 119

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 8 2013

The Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision and struck the mark NEOWEB from the register because it is confusing with the earlier

Motion to set aside ex parte default judgment dismissed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2012

In January, the Federal Court granted default judgment to the Plaintiffs in an action for, inter alia, trade-mark infringement and passing off

Modifications to registered trade-mark means trade-mark not used

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 8 2011

This is an appeal of the decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks (Registrar) to expunge the trade-mark LAZIZA & Design (Trade-mark

Mark is not deadwood following a purposive interpretation of section 45

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 30 2014

This is a section 56 appeal from 2013 TMOB 49, wherein the Registrar of Trade-marks maintained the respondent’s trade-mark registration pursuant to

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin Week of July 21

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The applicant for the registration of the trade-mark JACK BLACK has won before the Federal Court. The application is for wares relating to personal

Nominal damages awarded for infringement when no evidence of damages is provided

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 16 2014

Default judgement was awarded against a defendant for trade-mark infringement. The defendant was served but never participated in the proceeding

Appeal dismissed: no passing off, no violation of official mark provisions for incorporating acronym and official mark into domain names

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 28 2014

ICBC adopted a number of official marks, including the acronym “ICBC”. Stainton Ventures Ltd. (Stainton) operates a commercial website called

Application for a registration based on proposed use, then amended on basis of prior registration in USA, not a ground for expungement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 28 2014

Coors has argued that a recent decision of the Federal Court (TheThymes, LLC v Reitmans Canada Limited, 2013 FC 127) means Anheuser could not apply