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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
  • 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


Wayback to the future of online evidence
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2013

The Internet already lets you live out a vicarious online life, perhaps more thrilling than your own, through sites like Second Life, Lively or There


VKR Holdings AS v Skylight Concepts Ltd.
  • SIM. IP Practice
  • Canada
  • September 16 2014

This matter involves a request by the Complainant, VKR Holdings, for transfer of the domain name: “veluxcalgary.ca” registered by Skylight Concept


Recent .ca domain name decision accepts broad interpretation of what constitutes a brand owner’s prior trade-mark “rights” in Canada
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • April 16 2014

The recent decision of Guitar Center Inc v Robert Piperni (“Guitar Center”), CIRA Decision No. 0254, confirms that a broad definition of “rights”


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


Recent .CA domain name decision illustrates useful tool for demonstrating bad faith
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • January 23 2015

The recent CDRP decision Optrex Limited v Nameshield Inc. co Daniel Mullen provides a useful reminder that .CA domain names registered in bad faith


No copyright and trade-mark rights in most metatags
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • March 12 2015

This case is the most recent in a small line of cases concerning the intellectual property implications, or lack thereof, in using website metatags


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


.quebec geographic gTLD ready for public launch
  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
  • Canada
  • November 11 2014

Quebec's new generic top level domain (gTLD) .quebec is scheduled for general availability November 18, 2014. The .quebec domain will


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