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New Tort of Harassment Recognized by Ontario Court Following “Extraordinary Campaign of Malicious Harassment”

Canada - February 3 2021 A January 28, 2021 decision by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recognized a new civil tort of harassment in internet communications in Ontario…

Amanda Branch

Procedures and strategies for pharmaceutical brands: Canada

Canada - September 6 2016 Sweeping amendments were made to the Trademarks Act two years ago, most of which will likely be implemented by 2018. These amendments will bring both benefits and challenges to applicants in all industries, and the pharmaceutical industry is no exception.

Meghan Dillon, Susan J. Keri

Not so Canadian, eh? Competition Bureau raps Moose Knuckles for false and misleading advertising to the tune of $4 million

Canada - April 28 2016 Canada's Competition Bureau has taken action against Moose International, Inc., the makers of the Moose Knuckles brand of premium winter parkas…

Catherine Lovrics

New Rules for Marketing Health Products to Consumers in 2017 - Get Ready to Preclear Canadian Advertising for Medical Devices and Vaccines

Canada - December 21 2016 Since 1997, Advertising Standards Canada (ASC) has been responsible for preclearing consumer directed advertising of non-prescription drugs. Since…

Catherine Lovrics, Tony Orsi

#InfluencerMarketing and #Transparency in #Ads: Competition Bureau Sends Letters to Brands and Agencies

Canada - December 19 2019 In its December 19, 2019 news release, the Competition Bureau announced it has sent letters to almost one hundred brands and marketing agencies that…

Amanda Branch