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Quebec retailers will not be forced to add French to their signs

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 16 2014

The Quebec Superior Court has ruled that the Office québécois de la langue française (“OQLF”) had no legal basis to force Quebec retailers to add a

No confusion for same trade-marks

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

This was an appeal by Bridgestone Corp. of a decision by a member of the Trade-marks Opposition Board. Campagnolo filed an application for the

Leave to appeal decision to grant interlocutory injunction denied

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2014

This is an application in the Court of Appeal for British Columbia for leave to appeal in respect of a decision granting an interlocutory injunction

Other patent and trademark news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 24 2013

Parliament has published amendments to the Patent Rules regarding becoming a patent agent and the Trademark Regulations regarding becoming a

Error in registering Trade-mark must be corrected via Section 57 of the Trade-marks Act

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2013

The Registrar of Trade-marks (Registrar) allowed the trade-mark application by Fresh Hemp Foods. 299614 Alberta (the Applicant) appealed the decision

Palpable and overriding error found by Court of Appeal in considering new evidence to be material

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2013

The Court found that additional evidence provided by the Respondents would have materially affected the outcome at the Trade-marks Opposition Board

Other industry news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2013

Parliament has introduced Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, (formerly Bill C-56). It was necessary to reintroduce it as it died on

Neither party entitled to register HORTILUX

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Both parties to this proceeding are seeking to register the mark HORTILUX in association with lighting equipment used in the horticultural industry

FRENCH PRESS is a generic term

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Bodum previously sued Meyer for infringement, passing off and depreciation of goodwill of their mark FRENCH PRESS. (Decision here, summarized here

ZENERGY confusing with ENERGIE for the hurried consumer

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 21 2013

Simon Chang applied for registration of the trade-mark ZENERGY BYPOUR SIMON CHANG & Design (the Mark) in association with certain sports clothing