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Registered word mark LA PIZZAIOLLE found to be confusing with proposed PIZZAIOLO and design mark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2015

The Applicant had opposed the registration of two marks, PIZZAIOLO and Design and PIZZAIOLO. The Registrar had refused the word mark and allowed the


Supreme Court hears arguments for royalty payments for ephemeral copies
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2015

The Supreme Court heard the arguments in CBCSRC v. SODRAC 2003 Inc. on March 16th, an appeal from 2014 FCA 84. The Supreme Court summarized the case


Downloads of ringtones and ringbacks are not a communication to the public subject to a tariff
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2015

This was a dispute over a tariff requiring Rogers to pay royalties to SOCAN in respect of ringtones and ringbacks (Tariff 24) as a communication of a


Registrar’s decision refusing to register LIGHTRECYCLE & DESIGN unreasonable, but the proposed mark was still found to be clearly descriptive
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2015

Product Care Association had applied to register a proposed trademark for LIGHTRECYCLE & DESIGN. The examiner found this was “clearly descriptive”


Application for an order of prohibition dismissed for formulation patent
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2015

The Court found that Mylan’s allegations of non-infringement and obviousness were justified. As a result, the application for prohibition was


Appeal in NOC Proceeding dismissed as moot
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 9 2015

The Court of Appeal granted Teva’s motion to have an appeal from a NOC Proceeding dismissed as moot. The Respondent’s request for an oral hearing of


Breach before the Registrar of Trademarks can be cured by a proceeding in Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 1 2015

The Court of Appeal noted that the first issue to be considered was whether a breach of natural justice that may have occurred before the Registrar


Motion for particulars in action under section 8 denied as not necessary
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 1 2015

Pfizer brought a motion in an action brought pursuant to section 8 of the Patented Medicines(Notice of Compliance) Regulations seeking to strike


Industry news
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 6 2014

Health Canada has published a Policy on DrugMedical Device Combination Product Decisions. Health Canada has published a Revision to an


Other industry news
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2013

CIPO has published a WIPO questionnaire to seek the views of Industrial Design (ID) registration system users on the work being done by the Standing