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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


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


That's hot: trade-mark rights in catch phrases
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 31 2011

In this third instalment of my ongoing series of articles on trade-mark rights in the film and television industries, I deal with trade-mark rights in catch phrases


Positive steps: portions of Canada’s Combating Counterfeit Products Act come into force
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2014

Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (the "CCPA"), received Royal Assent on December 9th, 2014. The CCPA creates new civil and criminal


Infringement of design trade-marks
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the High Court of Justice in the United Kingdom provides some useful comments concerning the infringement of design trade-marks


Trade-mark genericism
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 21 2011

A recent decision of the US Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”) made interesting comments concerning whether the trade-mark applied for was generic


Landmark counterfeiting case awards Louis Vuitton and Burberry $2.5 million in damages: Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. v. Singga Enterprises (Canada) Inc
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2011

A recent landmark decision by the Federal Court awarded luxury brands Louis Vuitton and Burberry $2.48 million, the highest amount of damages awarded in a Canadian anti-counterfeiting case


BAM!
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2011

A recent decision of the Trade-marks Opposition Board illustrates the care that must be taken in determining the positions to be taken in response to an opposition


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


BC-BUD
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • March 22 2011

A recent decision of the Trade-marks Opposition Board gave effect to the fame of the "BUD" mark