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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
  • Canada, Australia
  • 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


Internet domain ownership disputes - if you cannot prove "bad faith" there are still ways to get ownership
  • MBM Intellectual Property Law LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Mold.ca Inc., v. Moldservices.ca Inc. (CV-13-480391) recently confirmed that Internet domain names may be


Protecting trade-marks in the new gTLDs
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • March 20 2013

Trade-mark owners should act now to protect their trade-mark rights online. As early as April 2013, new top level domain names ("gTLDs") will be


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


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


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


Domain name enforcement and the new generic top-level domains
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • September 25 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has allowed applications for new generic toplevel domains which opens up an expansion of new Internet space


Intellectual property alert - October 2012
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers has publicly revealed the applied for generic top level domains


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


Canadian trade-mark rights arising from foreign-based website content
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 6 2013

It is becoming increasingly important to consider whether trade-mark rights are acquired in Canada as a result of web-based advertising on