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Trade-marks and product placement: the use of branded products in film and television productions

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 2 2011

In the last issue of the The Cassels Brock Report, I addressed the issue of trade-mark rights in titles as the first in a series of articles on trade-marks in the film and television industries

Infringement of design trade-marks

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
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  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom provides some useful comments concerning the infringement of design trade-marks

Lion’s roar caged! Certain sounds can now be trade-marked

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) announced in a Practice Notice dated March 28, 2012, that, effective immediately, it would accept applications for the registration of sound trade-marks

That's hot: trade-mark rights in catch phrases

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 31 2011

In this third instalment of my ongoing series of articles on trade-mark rights in the film and television industries, I deal with trade-mark rights in catch phrases

Continuous use required

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2012

A recent decision of the Trade-marks Opposition Board upheld an opposition on the basis that the applicant had not used the applied-for mark since the date set out in the trade-mark application

Using Wayback Machine evidence

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2012

A recent decision of the Trade-mark Opposition Board (“the Opposition Board”) has confirmed the admissibility of evidence obtained by using the Wayback Machine

A sound decision: CIPO announces that it will accept applications for the registration of sound marks

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 29 2012

On March 28th 2012, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) issued a Practice Notice announcing that, effective immediately, it will accept applications for the registration of sound marks

Federal Court holds that intellectual property rights do not automatically transfer in an asset sale

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 8 2012

The Federal Court Trial Division recently held that intellectual property rights do not automatically transfer in an asset sale

The legal and practical guide to protecting your brand on the web and in social media

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2011

A brand has to be linked with a business strategy

The importance of searching for common law trade-marks

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2012

A recent decision of the Federal Court emphasizes the importance of carrying out a full trade-mark search that includes common law references before making decisions concerning the availability of a trade-mark