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Motion for summary judgment granted: Court awards $15,000 in damages, $13,000 in costs

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 4 2014

This was a motion for summary judgment claiming relief under the Trademarks Act for the infringement of the Plaintiff’s registered trademark NEW HOME

GHI found to be confusingly similar to the well-known mark GIA for use in association with diamond grading and other wares and services

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

This is a dispute over the registration of the trademark GHI by Gemology Headquarters International, for use in association with diamond grading, the

Motion for summary trial granted: but Plaintiff’s claim is struck and its trademark is struck from the register

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

This was a motion for summary trial relating to an alleged trademark infringement by the Defendant of the trademark LINGAYEN held by the Plaintiff

Applicant avoids finding of copyright and trademark infringement, successful in having certification mark struck from the register

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 3 2014

The Applicant, the Denturist Group of Ontario (“DGO”) was seeking declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief against the Respondents (the Denturist

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

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

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

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

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

Trademark NIC OUT ordered struck from Registry in expungement proceeding

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2014

This was an expungement proceeding for an order striking the registration for NIC OUT, a trademark for cigarette filters that remove tar and nicotine

No evidence of use found before publication of the SPIRIT BEAR official mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

The City of Terrace and Kitasoo Band Council moved for summary judgment against Urban Distilleries for infringement of the published official mark

Federal Court of Appeal upholds refusal to expunge trade-mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 23 2013

McCallum applied to expunge a trade-mark pursuant to section 57 of the Trade-marks Act. The Court dismissed the Application. The parties agreed that