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Nominal damages awarded following infringement of PIRANHA mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

New tool to fight counterfeiting customs recordation now available in Canada

  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 27 2015

Many U.S. brand owners already work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), a division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, to keep

The importance of trademark clearance searches in brand development

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
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  • February 27 2015

A recent news story involving an advertising campaign to promote tourism in Canada's Yukon Territory vividly illustrates the importance of

Leave to appeal dismissed for a design mark relating to wood preservatives

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 23 2015

The Supreme Court has dismissed Osmose-Pentox’s leave for appeal for infringement of the CONSERVATOR design mark. The second letter “O” is replaced

Still kicking: Quebec Court confirms the constitutionality of the Charter of the French Language, clarifies the rule of “marked predominance” and reiterates the exemptions for unregistered trademarks

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 20 2015

In a recent decision, the Court of Quebec reiterated the requirement under Quebec’s Charter of the French Language (the “Charter”) that French

Un argument de taille : la cour du Québec se penche sur les lois linguistiques afférentes au français

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

2014 a vu l’arrivée au pouvoir d’un nouveau Gouvernement libéral au Québec, sans pour autant que cela n’assouplisse l’application de la Charte de la

Size does matter: Québec court weighs in on French language laws

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

While 2014 brought a new liberal government to the province of Québec, it did not bring any respite from the enforcement of the Charter of the French

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed- 19 February

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

On appeal from the judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal pronounced June 3, 2014. The applicant manufactures and sells wood coatings and wood

Update on pharmaceutical brand name requirements in Canada

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 18 2015

Sponsors filing a drug submission must also provide a brand name assessment as part of the drug safety and effectiveness evaluation. The objective of