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Is your Clearly Descriptive Place of Origin Mark Distinctive? Prove it!
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal recently clarified the applicable test for challenging a trade-mark that is clearly descriptive of a good’s place of


Use of trademarks as keywords not infringement, Australia court holds
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Australia, Canada
  • May 13 2016

The purchase of a competitor’s trade-mark as an online advertising keyword is not an infringement, according to a recent Federal Court of Australia


Leave to appeal dismissed for the expungement of the SPEED QUEEN mark
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 11 2016

The Supreme Court has dismissed Whirlpool's leave to appeal from 2015 FCA 232, a 2-1 decision delivered from the bench of the Federal Court of Appeal


Quebec Publishes Draft Regulations Requiring the Presence of French on Outdoor Signs
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2016

On May 4, 2016, the Government of Quebec published proposed Regulations that aim to ensure there is "a sufficient presence of French" on the outdoor


Signs with registered English only trademarks in Québec? Not a problem if you have sufficient and visible French somewhere close by
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 10 2016

On Wednesday May 4, 2016, the Québec Minister of Culture and Communications and Minister Responsible for the Protection and Promotion of the French


Quebec proposes amendments to regulations regarding the public display of non-French trademarks
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • May 9 2016

In recent years, the Office québécois de la langue française (“OQLF”) and the Quebec Government have tried to force owners of non-French trademarks


Draft Regulations Relating to Signage in Quebec and French Language
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2016

On May 4, 2016, the Quebec government followed through on its plan to amend the Charter of the French Language (the "Charter"), publishing draft


Use of Non-French Trademarks on Outside Signage Will Require the Presence of Sufficient French
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2016

On May 4th, 2016, Hélène David, acting Minister responsible for the protection and promotion of the French Language, announced the Québec


Quebec Proposes Legislative Amendments to Require More French on Public Signs
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 9 2016

After a defeat in the Court of Appeal in a long-running battle on the use of English only trademarks on storefronts, the Quebec government has


Quebec proposes new French language requirements for public signage
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2016

On May 4, 2016, the Quebec government introduced draft regulations proposing amendments to Quebec’s Charter of the French Language that would require