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The “F-bomb” and the nuclear option: raising new arguments on judicial review

  • SIM. IP Practice
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  • Canada
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  • October 29 2014

The Federal Court confirmed recently in Cohen v Susan Fielder Incorporated, 2014 FC 967 that it has the discretion to refuse to consider an issue

Open consultation: proposed amendments to the Canadian trade-marks regulations 2014

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 23 2014

The not-for-profit sector is a significant part of the Canadian economy in no small part due to recognition of esteemed trade-marks and brand

Judicial review of TMOB’s decision dismissed; court awards elevated costs for applicant’s new and inappropriate argument

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 22 2014

This was a judicial review of a Trade-marks Opposition Board (“TMOB”) decision dismissing the Applicant’s application for registration of the “F

F is for fail: the perils of advancing new arguments on appeal of an opposition decision

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 17 2014

In an obscenity-laden decision, Justice Mactavish of the Federal Court has confirmed that the Court has discretion to not consider an issue raised

Amendments to the Canadian Trade-marks Act are coming: what trademark owners should do

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 16 2014

Significant amendments to the Canadian Trade-marks Act are expected to come into force at the end of 2015 or in early 2016 according to the Canadian

Update on Bill C-8 - Canadian government moves one step closer to additional protection against infringement for IP rights holder

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Canada
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  • October 16 2014

Earlier this month, Bill-C-8 (the Combating Counterfeit Products Act) was passed in the House of Commons and has proceeded to a second reading in the

Marked for life? Trademarks and the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 16 2014

Intellectual property rights are meant to protect that which cannot be easily protected: ideas, images, music and brands. The creators of these

Official marks: a reminder on being a public authority under Canada’s Trade-Marks Act

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 16 2014

Entities which constitute "public authorities" under the Canadian Trade-marks Act ("Act") can obtain protection for their trade-marks under Section

Court determines beneficial ownership of several patents as part of action for wrongful conduct

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 15 2014

This was an action by the Plaintiff for relief arising from the allegedly wrongful conduct of the Defendant Li. The Plaintiff claimed that Li

Trademark NIC OUT ordered struck from Registry in expungement proceeding

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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