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As part of wrongful dismissal suit, Court finds copyright infringement in photograph taken by employee, posted by employer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 25 2014

This case concerned an instructor (Mejia) who was terminated by his employer (LaSalle) for “professional unacceptable behaviour”. LaSalle claimed

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of August 18

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

In this case, Apotex sought to enter the market with its generic version of travoprost. The Court dismissed the proceeding on the basis that Apotex’

Causes of action found against Pfizer for a BC class-action certification based on the VIAGRA patent

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

Pfizer had a Canadian patent for VIAGRA that was found to not comply with the disclosure requirement by the Supreme Court in an earlier PM(NOC

With quantum of damages settled, parties unable to agree on quantum of costs or calculation of pre- and post-judgment interest in Section 8 case

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

In the Federal Court’s earlier decision (summary here), the parties were instructed to attempt to reach an agreement on the quantity of damages and

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of August 11

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 14 2014

In the Federal Court’s earlier decision (summary here), the parties were instructed to attempt to reach an agreement on the quantity of damages and

Appeal dismissed: dispute over ownership, alleged copyright infringement of software programs, scope of a license, and the revocation of a Certificate of Registration

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 6 2014

This was an appeal from a judgment of the Federal Court dismissing the action for damages of Elizabeth Posada (“Posada”) and the company incorpora

Court grants motion for summary judgment, including solicitor and client costs for “willful blindness” in ongoing infringement

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

This was a motion for summary judgment by the Plaintiff, who sought relief for trade-mark infringement, passing off, depreciation of goodwill, and

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

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

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

Expungement and permanent injunction ordered in respect of the trade-mark THE ATHLETIC CLUB & DESIGN

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

The Ottawa Athletic Club (“OAC”) brought an application under s. 57 of the Trade-marks Act (the “Act”) to expunge the trade-mark THE ATHLETIC CLUB &

Application for a registration based on proposed use, then amended on basis of prior registration in USA, not a ground for expungement

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

Coors has argued that a recent decision of the Federal Court (TheThymes, LLC v Reitmans Canada Limited, 2013 FC 127) means Anheuser could not apply