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.yourbrand? Get ready for custom domain extensions

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently voted in favour of accepting applications for new top-level domain (TLD) extensions beginning January 12, 2012

Appeal dismissed: no passing off, no violation of official mark provisions for incorporating acronym and official mark into domain names

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 28 2014

ICBC adopted a number of official marks, including the acronym “ICBC”. Stainton Ventures Ltd. (Stainton) operates a commercial website called

Evolving law of trade dress in a digital world

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 23 2014

In an increasingly crowded market, businesses are investing heavily into unique customer experiences to boost brand identity and loyalty. As expected

Protecting trade-marks in the new gTLDs

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 20 2013

Trade-mark owners should act now to protect their trade-mark rights online. As early as April 2013, new top level domain names ("gTLDs") will be

Domain name is personal property and a ‘real and substantial connection’ to jurisdiction: Ontario CA

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 29 2011

Tucows.com, a Nova Scotia tech company with a principal office in Ontario, bought over 30,000 domain names from an operation called Mailbank Inc. in 2006, including renner.com

New generic top level domains: opportunities and risks for trade-mark owners

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 28 2011

On June 20, 2011 the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a plan to increase the number of generic top-level domains (gTLD) from the current 22 (which includes .com, .net and .org) to possibly hundreds

".ca" domain names as personal property

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2014

A recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision has determined that ".ca" domain names are personal property. This decision clarifies that ".ca"

It’s 2013. The internet is everywhere. Do you know where your trade-marks are?

  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2013

While the Trade-marks Act provides additional rights to a registered trade-mark holder than were available at common law, registration is only

Reacting to change

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 19 2012

Disputes involving ‘.ca’ domain names can be resolved under the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (CDRP

Online brand protection strategies five steps to developing your plan

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 3 2012

A company’s brand is a key asset and needs protection both offline and online - so if you haven’t yet embarked on an online brand protection strategy, where do you start?