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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

No evidence of use found before publication of the SPIRIT BEAR official mark

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 24 2014

The City of Terrace and Kitasoo Band Council moved for summary judgment against Urban Distilleries for infringement of the published official mark

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of September 22

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 22 2014

The Court has permitted Pfizer to amend its Further Fresh as Amended Statement of Defence and Counterclaim, but as a result the Court has made

18-year old official mark quashed for not being a “public authority”

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 9 2014

TCC holdings sought judicial review of a decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks to publish the adoption of the use by the Families as Support Teams

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
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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

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
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin Week of July 21

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The applicant for the registration of the trade-mark JACK BLACK has won before the Federal Court. The application is for wares relating to personal