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Rogers Communications Inc. sued for misleading advertising

Canada - March 23 2011 On November 19, 2010, the Competition Bureau (the Bureau) launched legal proceedings against Rogers Communications Inc. before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice for misleading advertising under the Competition Act (the Act).

Catherine Lovrics, Jennifer McKenzie.

How smart is Siri? Apple faces false and misleading advertising suits

Canada - December 11 2012 A pair of proposed class actions have been launched in Quebec and Saskatchewan against Apple Inc. and Apple Canada Inc. (collectively, “Apple”) concerning its advertising campaign promoting the “Siri” feature on the popular iPhone 4S smartphone.

Jennifer McKenzie, Michael Canniffe.

Operators of popular online dating site, Plenty of Fish, agree to pay $48,000 for alleged violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL)

Canada - May 19 2015 The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") investigated the online dating site, Plenty of Fish, following complaints…

Jennifer McKenzie.

Ordering off the menu: supporting “use” of trademarks for restaurant services

Canada - September 22 2014 Two recent non-use cancellation decisions from the Trade-marks Opposition Board provide useful guidance on the sufficiency of use in Canada to owners…

Cynthia Rowden.

Targeted Google ads catch attention of federal Privacy Commissioner

Canada - April 28 2014 Have you ever visited an online store to look at a jacket only to find that ads for that same jacket follow you from site to site? This targeted…

Ajit Arora, Jennifer McKenzie.