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Domain name disputes: what you need to know part 2
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2015

Part 1 of this post provided an overview of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's domain name dispute resolution process. Part 2 outlines a


Domain name disputes: what you need to know part 1
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

Individuals or businesses may find themselves in a dispute over a domain name, whether as a complainant or the registered owner of the domain name


Canadian court finds that keyword advertising does not constitute passing off
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

The recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in Vancouver Community College v Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc, 2015 BCSC 1470


Heads up: Canada’s trademark law - avoid these 6 mistakes
  • DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

Hockey players are taught a fundamental lesson at an early age: when you have the puck, keep your head up or you could end up in a world of hurt


Cancellation proceedings against a registered Canadian trademark: when can “special circumstances” justify non-use?
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • August 17 2015

As in most jurisdictions around the world, a registered trademark in Canada is vulnerable to cancellation if it is no longer in use. In Canada, three


Contempt award takes into account both prior conduct and conduct after the order
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2015

In this case, Trans-High had previously been successful in a trademark infringement action (Decision here; summary here). Hightimes had been enjoined


Registrar's decision of failure to establish use of trademark upheld by Court
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2015

This is an appeal of a decision of the Registrar of Trademarks (Registrar) finding that the applicant failed to establish use of the trade mark “THE


“The Donald” Trumps condo buyers by avoiding trade-mark licensor liability
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2015

United States presidential candidate Donald Trump avoided liability for alleged misrepresentations of the attributes of purchased hotel condominium


Court holds appeal of opposition of withdrawn trademark application is moot
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

Engineers Canada appealed from a Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB) decision refusing its opposition to the mark POLARTEC ECO-ENGINEERING DESIGN (the


Interlocutory injunction in trade-mark infringement action upheld by Federal Court of Appeal
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

On April 23, 2015, in Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC and Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Limited 2015 FCA 104, the Federal Court