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Franchise Review October - Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 31 2016

No; a disclosure document must be current as at the time of each delivery. Only certain disclosure items in franchise legislation expressly require


Trade-mark owners take note: .xxx domain names open for general registration
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • December 5 2011

The new top-level domain “.xxx” will open for general registration on December 6, 2011


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


.yourbrand? Get ready for custom domain extensions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 30 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently voted in favour of accepting applications for new top-level domain (TLD) extensions beginning January 12, 2012


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


Canada: Surveying the online enforcement landscape
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • January 1 2016

Two recent decisions show Canadian courts grappling with trademark concepts such as ‘use’ and ‘confusion’ in the online context In 2015 Canadian


Temporarily Confused: Exploring Initial Interest Confusion
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 9 2016

Last year, Canadian Courts rendered two decisions discussing the doctrine of initial interest confusion. The doctrine originated in U.S. trademark law


The Katten Kattwalk - Fall 2016 - Issue 11
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • October 26 2016

The streets are filling up and the colors are changing, signaling that it's fall in New York. As always, we look forward to what is in store for


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


It’s 2013. The internet is everywhere. Do you know where your trade-marks are?
  • Bull Housser & Tupper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 13 2013

While the Trade-marks Act provides additional rights to a registered trade-mark holder than were available at common law, registration is only