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New Tools for IP Owners to Enforce Rights Against Internet Infringers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 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


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


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


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


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


Online trade-mark use
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • May 25 2011

A recent decision of a United Kingdom court considered whether the defendant's use of the plaintiff's trade-marks on the defendant's websites, allegedly operating from Florida, constituted "use" of the trade-marks in the United Kingdom


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


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


Ontario court considers tort of passing-off domain names
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2012

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled that the elements of the tort of passing-off in the context of internet domain names were established in Dentec Safety Specialists Inc. v. Degil Safety Products Inc


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