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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


Evolving law of trade dress in a digital world
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2014

In an increasingly crowded market, businesses are investing heavily into unique customer experiences to boost brand identity and loyalty. As expected


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


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


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


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


New Tools for IP Owners to Enforce Rights Against Internet Infringers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2016

Two recent appeal-level decisions, one by the British Columbia Court of Appeal, the other by the Federal Court of Appeal, have created powerful new


Give your franchise agreement a facelift - Part 2
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • March 29 2016

As markets change, franchisors must consider the impact on their brand offering and their strategy to stay relevant. If there is a business case for


Court of Appeal crafts clarifying domain decision
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 4 2016

In a recent decision, Michaels v. Michaels Stores Procurement Co (2016 FCA 88), the Federal Court of Appeal provided a clear statement that the


Domain name scams: can you ignore the email you received about a company applying to register your mark as a domain name? Generally yes!
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • June 20 2016

In recent years, we have received countless enquiries from clients worried about an email they received about a company trying to register their mark