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January International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 2 2017

On 30 November 2016, the UN Security Council unanimously approved Resolution 2321 (2016), imposing new sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic


Canada: Procedural options for combating counterfeits in Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • January 1 2017

Recent developments in Canadian law have provided brand owners with some promising new anti-counterfeiting tools. In particular, Canada has


Canadian Trademarks Office Begins to Issue Nice Classification Notices
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • December 28 2016

As we reported previously, Canadian trademark law will be significantly changed to adhere to several international treaties. Although the timing of


CIPO to start inviting classification of goods and services in trademark registrations
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 22 2016

Canada is a rare trademark jurisdiction that does not presently require that goods and services in trademark applications be classified according to


Decision to expunge trademark pursuant to section 45 quashed by Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2016

This is an application for judicial review of a decision of the Trademarks Opposition Board (Board) in which the Board expunged Bauer's Trademark


The Senate of Canada's child health protection act confuses trademark law with marketing activity
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

On September 27, 2016, The Honourable Senator Nancy Greene Raine tabled Bill S-228, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and


Original decision finding that the DOMAINE PINNACLE word and design mark is not confusing with the registered PINNACLES mark is restored on appeal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal has restored a decision of the Register of Trademarks that held that an application for a word and design


New Public Signage Laws Take Effect in Quebec
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Canada
  • December 12 2016

Changes to Quebec's signage laws announced in May recently entered into force on 24 November 2016. The amendments to the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business


Protecting Your Harvest in Canada: Naming and Registering Plant Varieties
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • December 9 2016

Under Canada’s intellectual property laws, plant breeders may apply to protect their plant varieties by applying for a plant variety denomination


TMOB's decision refusing registration under section 12(1)(c) found to be reasonable
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

The Federal Court dismissed an appeal of a decision of the Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB) allowing an opposition to the registration of a