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Interlocutory injunction available even for marks that lack inherent distinctiveness
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2017

Interlocutory injunctions can be an important litigation tool to remedy situations where quick relief is necessary to prevent damages from infringing


Trademarks Owners be Warned Certain Services may Require Bricks-and-Mortar Location in Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

The cautionary lesson emerging from a rash of Trademark Opposition Board decisions over the past several years is that owners of registrations for


It should be Happy Canada & Cannabis Day 2018, eh - but what about our international drug treaty obligations?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2017

It looks like we may have a Happy Cannabis Day by July 2018. The federal Liberal government introduced a suite of bills in the House of Commons on


Less likelihood of confusion about potential uses of a trademark: FCA clarifies that trademark confusion analyses need not consider all unidentified potential uses of a word mark
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2017

When considering confusion, does the Trademarks Opposition Board need to consider all potential ways in which an opponents registered word mark may


Past Experience Should Guide Measures to Deal with Patent Trolls
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 2 2017

Discussions around patent reform often focus on problems allegedly caused by “patent trolls”, also referred to as “patent assertion entities” or


Canada: Addressing the challenge of the new Trademarks Act
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2017

As has been reported for several years, major amendments to Canada's Trademarks Act were passed in 2014 which, upon implementation, will broaden the


Go your own way: Patent Office instructs examiners to disregard Supreme Court precedent
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

Materials from a recent refresher training for examiners at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office highlight inconsistencies between its


Interlocutory Injunction in Trademark Law in Quebec: Available Even for Marks that Lack Inherent Distinctiveness
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2017

Interlocutory injunctions can be an important litigation tool to remedy situations where quick relief is necessary to prevent damages from infringing


Range in dosage regimen claims found not to invoke physician’s judgement
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • April 17 2017

There has been a significant amount of uncertainty in Canada regarding the patentability of use claims which include dosages and dosage regimens


‘NATURA’ Trademark Case Sent Back to Federal Court for Re-Determination: “Family” of Marks vs “Mark to Mark” Comparison and the Importance of Relevant Material Dates
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2017

In Benjamin Moore & Co. Limited v. Home Hardware Stores Limited, 2017 FCA 53 the Federal Court of Appeal granted an appeal of the Federal Court’s