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Registrar's finding of confusion for Mark "Irresistibles" is upheld on appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 17 2016

Julia Wine Inc, appealed a decision of the Registrar rejecting its application to register the trademark "Irresistibles" after the Respondent, Les


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


Charity Status Insufficient to be Public Authority and Hold Official Mark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2016

In 2001, the Registrar of Trademarks gave public notice of the adoption and use of NOWTV as an official mark by Trinity. At the time, Trinity was a


Ontario Superior Court refuses to stay a defamation action pending the outcome of a copyright, trademark and competition action proceeding in the Federal Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

The Ontario Superior Court has declined to stay a defamation action pending the outcome of a copyright, trademark and competition action proceeding


Withdrawal of trademark applications makes appeal of a rejected opposition moot
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2016

Canada Bread Company appealed a decision of the TMOB that rejected its opposition to two trademark applications, one for SMART & DELICIOUS WRAPS, the


Registration for SPEED QUEEN expunged on appeal for not showing evidence of use
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2015

Alliance has successfully appealed a decision of the Federal Court (2014 FC 1224 and summarized here) that upheld a decision of the Registrar of


Trademark NIC OUT ordered struck from Registry in expungement proceeding
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • 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


Use of trademarks in metatags found not to be copyright or trademark infringement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2015

The Plaintiff has three registered trademarks: “redtag.ca”, “redtag.ca vacations”, and “Shop. Compare. Payless!! Guaranteed”. The Defendant company


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


Official mark declared void as not belonging to a “public authority”
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 23 2012

The Federal Court set aside the decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks (the Registrar) and directed the Registrar to allow Maple Leaf’s trade-mark application