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Use of trademarks as metadata & hashtags in Canada
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2015

Just as social media platforms may vie for omnipresence in our lives, digital and otherwise, businesses may vie for market share on these social


Trade marks as metadata
  • Walker Morris LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2015

A Canadian court has ruled on the use of trade marks in metadata and also considered whether the use of hashtags - familiar to any user of social


The art of concealment: use of a competitor’s trade marks in metatags held not to amount to copyright or trade mark infringement in Canada
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Australia, Canada
  • April 8 2015

The Federal Court of Canada recently handed down a decision which squarely examines whether the use of metatags can constitute copyright or trade


Domain name security interests: “control” isn’t “perfection”
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • September 17 2014

As a great deal of value can stem from a debtor's domain name, secured creditors ought to consider how best to protect their interest in such


Spotlight on 2015: trends and issues in retail
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 12 2015

As we are now in the second quarter of 2015, retailers are anticipating how changes over the remainder of the year could affect them. We anticipate


Beware of increasing use of confusing domain names for brand impersonation and fraud
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • June 8 2015

The recent .CA domain name arbitration decision in Fluor Corporation v Fluor Curling, CDRP Dispute No. 0281,highlights the growing problem of


Tag, you’re it! or not
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

In Red Label Vacations Inc v 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FC 19, a recent decision delving into metatags, Justice Manson of the Federal Court


Victoria’s Secret Stores Brand Management, Inc. v Eric Poustie
  • SIM. IP Practice
  • Canada
  • September 16 2014

This case involves a request for transfer of the domain name which was registered by Eric Poustie (the “Registrant”) in 2000. The Complainant is the


Use of competitors’ trademarks as Google AdWords is not infringement
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2015

The British Columbia Supreme Court has decided that the use of a competitor’s trademarks in Google AdWords does not constitute infringement. In


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