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Enforcing Rights
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2016

In some cases there may be no alternative but to enforce a brand owner’s rights against third parties. Each case turns on its facts and the rights in


Developing a Filing Strategy for Industrial Designs
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 13 2016

In November of 2013 we discussed a trial decision in an industrial design case that dealt with a novel yet important issue of law. Since that time


No Copyright in Facts
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2016

The plaintiff made a documentary regarding the courageous actions of a Polish-Catholic woman during the Second World War in a town occupied by German


More Confusion Concerning Stripes
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • May 13 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Union’s highest court, has recently found that a trademark consisting of two parallel


Federal Court of Appeal Takes a Firm Stance against Counterfeiters
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2016

The appellant in this case was involved in the sale of counterfeit Chanel merchandise. In 2006 two previous actions were commenced against the


Selecting and protecting a great brand name
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 18 2013

Consumers are faced with a multitude of product choices. Typically they seek to reduce the complexity of their buying decisions by focusing on key


Passing off and the Trade-Marks Act
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2013

The Trade-marks Act contains a statutory codification of the common law claim for passing off. The Act provides that no person shall: 7(b) direct


Why employment agreements?
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2013

Strategies to curb soaring severance costs have become even more pressing. Recent court decisions have removed the traditional ceiling of 24 months'


Do you have just cause?
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2013

Why do employers invoke just cause as a defense to a wrongful dismissal action? Sometimes the employee's behaviour is so egregious that the employer


The imperative of workplace investigations
  • Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
  • Canada
  • June 7 2013

When a manager's assistant confides in H.R. that she is being sexually harassed; when staff come forward that they are being abused by their