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Changes in distribution models may affect trademark rights
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • June 1 2016

In Canada, and most countries around the world, trademarks which are not being used in association with the goods and services with which the marks


Interlocutory injunction in trade-mark infringement action upheld by Federal Court of Appeal
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

On April 23, 2015, in Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC and Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Limited 2015 FCA 104, the Federal Court


Federal Court of Appeal clarifies Industrial Design Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2015

In Zero Spill Systems (Int'l) Inc. v Heide (Zero Spill), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) has clarified that a functional feature of an industrial


Federal Court rejects inventorship claim: design input does not a co-inventor make
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2014

On September 16, 2014, in Drexan Energy Systems Inc. v. Canada (Commissioner of Patents), the Federal Court rejected a claim by Drexan Energy Systems


Supreme Court of Canada addresses important issues in Canadian copyright law
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2014

On December 23, 2013, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision inCinar Corporation v Robinson. The decision provides clarification on


Proposed amendment to Copyright Act seeks to establish artists' resale rights
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2013

On May 29, 2013, Bill C-516 was introduced as a private member's bill in the House of Commons. The bill seeks to amend the Copyright Act to provide


Applicants face significant hurdles in registering flavour and scent trademarks in the U.S.
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • March 19 2013

In a recent blog post, we noted that the new Bill C-56 would significantly expand the scope of a registrable trade-mark in Canada. If passed, the


An overview of Bill C-56: Combatting Counterfeit Products Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 8 2013

On March 1, 2013, Bill C-56 was introduced in the House of Commons. The majority of Bill C-56 is directed to amendments to the Copyright Act (CA) and


Bill C-56 tacks on significant amendments to Trade-Marks Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2013

On March 1, 2013, Bill C-56 was introduced in the House of Commons. As might be expected from the short title of the proposed act (Combatting


ICANN publishes applications for new generic top-level domain names
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Global
  • June 29 2012

On June 13, 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published a list of the 1,930 applications for new generic Top-Level Domain Names (gTLDs) it had received during its recent January to May 2012 application period