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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

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

Canadian trademark law: top cases of 2014

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2015

The year 2014 will be remembered as the year when Canada rewrote its trademark laws. Much has been written on this subject and much more will be

Precedent-setting Marlboro decision provides guidance on entitlement to claim profits in trademark infringement cases

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
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  • March 24 2015

Another milestone has been reached in a case between tobacco industry giants Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited ("Imperial Tobacco") and Philip Morris

Are your evidentiary ducks in a row? Considering a summary trial for faster and cheaper trademark litigation in the Federal Court

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

In late 2009, the Federal Courts Rules were amended to introduce summary trials as a new tool for litigating disputes in the Federal Court of Canada

No copyright and trade-mark rights in most metatags

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2015

This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags

Expanding overseas? Make sure your brand is protected

  • McCullough Robertson
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  • Canada
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  • March 11 2015

From mid 2016, amendments to Canadian trade mark laws will make it more difficult for foreign trade mark owners to register to protect their brand

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

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

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

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

Tag, you’re it! or not

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 10 2015

In Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19, a recent decision delving into metatags, Justice Manson of the Federal Court

Use of competitor's trademarks in metatags does not constitute infringement

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 9 2015

A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada has addressed issues that have received little judicial consideration in Canada, specifically