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Trade-marks and product placement: the use of branded products in film and television productions
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2011

In the last issue of the The Cassels Brock Report, I addressed the issue of trade-mark rights in titles as the first in a series of articles on trade-marks in the film and television industries


Lion’s roar caged! Certain sounds can now be trade-marked
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2012

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) announced in a Practice Notice dated March 28, 2012, that, effective immediately, it would accept applications for the registration of sound trade-marks


Continuous use required
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2012

A recent decision of the Trade-marks Opposition Board upheld an opposition on the basis that the applicant had not used the applied-for mark since the date set out in the trade-mark application


Using Wayback Machine evidence
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 15 2012

A recent decision of the Trade-mark Opposition Board (“the Opposition Board”) has confirmed the admissibility of evidence obtained by using the Wayback Machine


Distinctiveness of a colour and shape trade-mark
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2011

The Federal Court of Appeal recently considered the issue of the distinctiveness of a trade-mark consisting of a two-tone colour combination applied to the outside of a disk-shaped inhaler


Use of a composite mark may not be use of a registered mark
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2011

A recent decision made in the context of Section 45 of the Trade-marks Act illustrates the importance of ensuring that a trade-mark is used in the form in which they are registered


Brand management in Canadian law
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2010

Many businesses invest a great deal of time and effort developing their "brand."


Trade-mark licences and controlled corporations
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 17 2011

A recent decision of the Federal Court shows the importance of making sure that any licence of a trade-mark in Canada satisfies the requirements of the Trade-marks Act


The legal and practical guide to protecting your brand on the web and in social media
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 6 2011

A brand has to be linked with a business strategy


Combating counterfeiters and copyright pirates international developments
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • October 4 2011

At the signing ceremony for the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) last weekend in Japan, Canada was in company with Australia, Japan, Morocco, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, Singapore and, importantly, the United States