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2019 Will Go Down in History as “The Year of Change” in Canadian Trademark Law Part II

Canada - January 9 2020 2019 was a year of unprecedented change in Canadian Trademark Law and practice, with major amendments to the Trademarks Act and Regulations that…

Cynthia Rowden, Jasmine Godfrey, Suzie Suliman, Tamara Céline Winegust.

« Année du changement » dans le droit canadien des marques de commerce : 2019 passera à l’histoire, Partie II

Canada - January 8 2020 L’année 2019 a été une année de changements sans précédent dans le droit canadien des marques de commerce et la pratique de ce droit au Canada. D’une…

Cynthia Rowden, Jasmine Godfrey, Suzie Suliman, Tamara Céline Winegust.

Canada moves ahead with fluid marks

Canada - November 5 2018 Major amendments to Canada’s Trademarks Act are set to broaden the ability of brand owners to protect fluid marks, but will also introduce new…

Janice M. Bereskin.

Trademarks and Geographic Place Names — CIPO Updates its Practice

Canada - November 9 2016 On November 9, 2016, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) issued a Practice Notice to clarify its position with respect to trademarks that…

Susan J. Keri.

How the Grinch Stole “Season’s Greetings”

Canada - January 6 2016 It is now, it would seem, a violation of Canadian trademark law for businesses to send holiday cards with the message “Season’s Greetings”. The…