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Appeal dismissed; use of trademarks in metatags in this case found not to be copyright or trademark infringement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed an appeal from a trial decision finding that there was no copyright in Appellant's metatags and therefore


Court of appeal applies stare decisis and expunges registration for OCEAN PARK under s. 12(1)(b) and ss. 18(1)(a) and (b)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

By way of Summary Trial, the Federal Court (FC) refused to strike the Defendant's trademark OCEAN PARK from the register on the grounds that it was


Fresh evidence submitted found to materially affect Registrar's decision for SAKURA and design
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

The Registrar had rejected the Applicant's opposition to the registration of the word SAKURA and design. With respect to the s. 16(3)(a) ground of


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


No reviewable errors found in refusing application for AMIRA and design
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

Amira Foods (India) Limited appealed a decision of the Trademarks Opposition Board ("TMOB") refusing to register the word AMIRA and design. The


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


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


Default judgment awarded in respect of trademark and copyright rights
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

The Plaintiff brought a motion in writing for default judgment against the Defendant. The Court issued a Judgment, making a number of findings in


Court conducts interpretation of licensing agreement involving CFL trade-marks and designs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 30 2014

The Plaintiff, Licensing Partners International (Canada), Corp. (“LPI”), and the Defendant, the Canadian Football League (“CFL”), entered into a


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