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Canada: keeping in line when using marks online
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 1 2015

As retail businesses continue to consider the financial viability of operating brick-and-mortar stores, the importance of online sales and the


Canada
  • Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

Fighting counterfeiting in Canada involves the following legislation: the Trademarks Act (RSC 1985, c T-13); the Copyright Act (RSC 1985, c C-42


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


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


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


Top 5 tips for non-Canadian brand owners seeking to protect trade-marks as domain names in Canada
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • November 6 2013

Canada's top level domain name registry (.ca) is a restricted access registry with local presence requirements, a stand alone domain name arbitration


Use of trademarks in metatags found not to be copyright or trademark infringement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2015

The Plaintiff has three registered trademarks: “redtag.ca”, “redtag.ca vacations”, and “Shop. Compare. Payless!! Guaranteed”. The Defendant company


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


Pushing the boundaries of trade-mark use in cyberspace
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 4 2013

The Federal Court recently addressed the thorny issue of when trade-marks displayed on foreign-based Internet websites are used in Canada. In HomeAway.com


Understanding the new gTLD program, and what it means for your brand
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 3 2011

After years of consultation, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the next round of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are generic suffixes of domain names (e.g. .com, .net, and. org