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Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a

Registrar’s decision refusing to register LIGHTRECYCLE & DESIGN unreasonable, but the proposed mark was still found to be clearly descriptive

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 25 2015

Product Care Association had applied to register a proposed trademark for LIGHTRECYCLE & DESIGN. The examiner found this was “clearly descriptive”

Application for an order of prohibition dismissed for formulation patent

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Court found that Mylan’s allegations of non-infringement and obviousness were justified. As a result, the application for prohibition was

Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case

Decision of Re-Examination Board affirmed on standard of reasonableness

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

The Re-examination Board found the Claims of a patent obvious in light of prior art submitted by the person requesting re-examination. In so holding

Use of trademarks in metatags found not to be copyright or trademark infringement

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

The Plaintiff has three registered trademarks: “redtag.ca”, “redtag.ca vacations”, and “Shop. Compare. Payless!! Guaranteed”. The Defendant company

Registered word mark LA PIZZAIOLLE found to be confusing with proposed PIZZAIOLO and design mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2015

The Applicant had opposed the registration of two marks, PIZZAIOLO and Design and PIZZAIOLO. The Registrar had refused the word mark and allowed the

Nominal damages awarded following infringement of PIRANHA mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2015

The Applicants own or licence two trademarks, a PIRANHA word mark and a PIRANHA design mark in association with saw blades and related wares. These

Formulation patent allegations of non-infringement, obviousness and lack of utility justified

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2015

Servier sought a prohibition order against Apotex in relation to its DIAMICRON MR gliclazide product. The application was dismissed. The patent at

Business delays in opening a Canadian establishment found not sufficient to support non-use of the Mark STK

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2015

This is an appeal from a decision of the Registrar who refused to expunge the Respondent’s mark pursuant to section 45 of the Trademarks Act. The