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Q3| 2022

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Federal Court Invalidates IQ Trademark for Lack of Distinctiveness: Lessons for Trademark Owners and Trademark Challengers

Canada - January 24 2023 Gentec v Nuheara is one of the rare high-stakes Canadian trademark cases to both make it to trial and to invalidate a registered trademark for lack…

Eliane Ellbogen, Jean-Phililppe Mikus, Marek Nitoslawski

PMPRB Interim Guidance Updated

USA - August 26 2022 On August 18, 2022, PMPRB announced its Decision resulting from the consultation on the PMPRB Price Review Approach During the Interim Period…

Dara Jospé

The Day of Reckoning for Official Marks - Coming Soon!

Canada - August 8 2022 Official marks are an exotic species in the world of trademarks and a purely Canadian invention. They will soon become more vulnerable than ever due…

Jean-Phililppe Mikus

“Making available”- The Supreme Court ruled that there is only one royalty fee to be paid

Canada - July 27 2022 Fasken successfully represented several of the Respondents before the Supreme Court of Canada in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers…

Shawn Foster, Gerald (Jay) Kerr-Wilson

“Making Available”- The Supreme Court Rules That There Is Only One Royalty Fee To Be Paid

Canada - July 27 2022 Fasken successfully represented several of the Respondents before the Supreme Court of Canada in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers…

Shawn Foster, Gerald (Jay) Kerr-Wilson