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Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin Week of July 10, 2017
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2017

Motion on additional read-ins allowed in part; hearsay excluded Excalibre Oil Tools Ltd. v. Advantage Products Inc., 2016 FC 1130 In this patent


Court of Appeal dismisses appeal on the merits from a finding of no trademark infringement but allows appeal in respect of lump sum costs award
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

In this appeal, Venngo appealed from the Federal Court's decision (2015 FC 1338, our summary) dismissing Venngo's claims for trademark infringement


Motion for summary judgment granted: Court awards $15,000 in damages, $13,000 in costs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 4 2014

This was a motion for summary judgment claiming relief under the Trademarks Act for the infringement of the Plaintiff’s registered trademark NEW HOME


Only one 30 page memorandum allowed on a consolidated appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2017

The Federal Court of Appeal has held that a party may only file a single 30 page memorandum of fact and law in an appeal after consolidating two


Venngo Inc. v. Concierge Connection Inc. (Perkopolis, Morgan C. Marlowe and Richard Thomas Joynt), 2015 FC 1338
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2016

In this action for trademark infringement, Venngo alleged that Concierge and its directors infringed its rights in a family of registered Canadian


Motion to set aside ex parte default judgment dismissed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2012

In January, the Federal Court granted default judgment to the Plaintiffs in an action for, inter alia, trade-mark infringement and passing off


Trade-mark expunged for lack of evidence of use
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2011

A trade-mark registration was expunged by the Registrar of Trade-marks for failure to file evidence in response to a notice requiring the trade-mark owner to show use of the trade-mark in Canada at any time during the preceding three-year period


Respondent's use of confusing mark prior to asserted use date in TM application did not predate actual use of the Mark by the Applicant
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

The Applicants, Times Group Corporation and Times Developments Inc. (collectively, Times), sought to have the Court declare that the Respondents, Time


Certification marks including R.H.N. Are all expunged
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2015

The Applicant College sought to expunge five certification marks and two commercial marks held by the Respondent. The five certification marks


Appeal of Motion Striking Claims Concerning Vicarious Liability to a Landlord from Sale of Counterfeit Merchandise Allowed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

The Plaintiffs appealed from the Order of a Master striking out four Paragraphs of Louis Vuitton's Statement of Claim. The underlying action involves