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Supreme Court Updates - IP Bulletin February 6, 2017
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2017

Constellation Brands Inc has filed an application for leave to appeal from 2016 FCA 302, which is an appeal from 2015 FC 1083 (our


Decision on Passing Off and the Use of Internet Keywords is Reversed on Appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2017

The B.C. Court of Appeal has overturned a lower court decision that had dismissed a trademark passing off claim against the Defendant Vancouver Career


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 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


Pfizer’s blue diamond shaped pill not found to be distinctive
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

Pfizer’s application for the Viagra Tablet Design has been found to not be distinctive under s. 38(2)(d) of the Trade-marks Act, and therefore not


Federal Court finds defendant allegedly dealing in counterfeit Burberry goods in contempt
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 16 2016

The Federal Court has found the defendant in this trademark proceeding in contempt of court. The within action was commenced in September 2015 by


Returned matter for redetermination upholds Board's finding of confusion
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 19 2016

The present decision was a redetermination of Cathay Pacific's appeal from the Board's decision refusing to register its application to register five


Court orders interim injunction, Anton Piller orders and sealing order in counterfeiting case
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2014

The Plaintiffs manufacture and sell various tile installation products in Canada and the U.S. under the brand name “Kerdi”. They claim that the


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


TMOB's decision refusing registration under section 12(1)(c) found to be reasonable
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

The Federal Court dismissed an appeal of a decision of the Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB) allowing an opposition to the registration of a