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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


Expanded protection for geographical indications in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, European Union
  • May 24 2017

On May 16, 2017, the government of Canada passed Bill C-30, formally known as “An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement


Unique but Not Distinctive-Colour and Shape Trademark Applications Rejected for Asthma Inhalers
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

Trademark protection for the shape and colour of pharmaceutical products remains elusive. Even if the appearance of a tablet or inhaler is unique, a


Court of Appeal dismisses appeal on the merits from a finding of no trademark infringement but allows appeal in respect of lump sum costs award
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

In this appeal, Venngo appealed from the Federal Court's decision (2015 FC 1338, our summary) dismissing Venngo's claims for trademark infringement


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


Court of appeal upholds trial judge's finding of no use of the registered design mark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

This was an appeal of the Federal Court's decision (2016 FC 971) dealing with an appeal from the Registrar of Trademarks in a section 45 proceeding


Procedures and strategies for anti-counterfeiting: Canada
  • Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2017

On October 30 2016 Canada and the European Union signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Bill C-30 (the domestic


Trademarks in a “Social” World: A Canadian Perspective
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

Just as the digital world and social media platforms vie for our attention, businesses vie for attention in the digital world as a means to develop


Official Marks: A Canadian Construct
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2017

Parallel to its “regular” trademarks system, Canada runs a separate regime for so-called official marks. This regime affords marks adopted and used by


Higher Costs Awards for the Winning Party in Federal Court IP Cases
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2017

In Canada, the losing party pays the winner's litigation costs. For years, costs awards were assessed in accordance with a tariff and were generally