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Appeal dismissed: despite Registrar’s improper reliance on a “surrounding circumstance”, judge was correct to apply reasonableness standard in face of new evidence filed on appeal

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 10 2014

This was an appeal by Cortefiel, S.A. On the basis that the Federal Court judge made a palpable and overriding error or an error of law in concluding

Applicant avoids finding of copyright and trademark infringement, successful in having certification mark struck from the register

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 3 2014

The Applicant, the Denturist Group of Ontario (“DGO”) was seeking declaratory, injunctive and monetary relief against the Respondents (the Denturist

Judicial review of TMOB’s decision dismissed; court awards elevated costs for applicant’s new and inappropriate argument

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

This was a judicial review of a Trade-marks Opposition Board (“TMOB”) decision dismissing the Applicant’s application for registration of the “F

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
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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
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  • 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