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Asos to pay over £20 million to settle trade mark litigation
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2016

Online fashion and beauty retailer Asos, previously known as As Seen On Screen, is paying over £20 million to cycle wear manufacturer Assos of


Federal court affirms principle of claim differentiation in evaluating utility
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

Justice O'Reilly of the Federal Court has rejected Teva's allegations of invalidity regarding Novartis's patent covering its iron chelator product


The "fraud exception" in Mareva injunctions is no exception
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 17 2011

In Sibley & Associates LP v. Ross, 2011 ONSC 2951 (S.C.J.), Justice Strathy of the Superior Court of Justice has clarified inconsistent jurisprudence on the ‘fraud exception’ in ex parte applications for Mareva injunctions: he found that evidence of a real risk that the assets in question may be dissipated or transferred out of the jurisdiction is required, and the idea that evidence of fraud alone was an accepted basis was wrong.


Zecher v. Josh, 2011 BCSC 311, 2010 B.C.J. No. 421
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 17 2011

Discovery production obligations; requirement to establish materiality and relevancy when seeking production.


Canadian government reintroduces Copyright Modernization Act
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 5 2011

On September 29, 2011, the federal government introduced Bill C-11, An Act to Amend the Copyright Act, also known as the Copyright Modernization Act.


Recent Ontario ruling may signal major change to Canadian class action procedure
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 4 2011

Many product liability claims are brought as putative or proposed class actions.


Banking update: report and review on recent cases and issues
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • September 29 2011

We acted for a client defending a claim of alleged misselling of payment protection insurance, where the borrower had acquired a vehicle on hire purchase through a dealer.


Patzer v. Hastings Entertainment Inc., 2011 BCCA 60
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 13 2011

This case is an appeal from an order dismissing an action in which Patzer sought judgment against Hastings on the basis that a ticket voucher from a computer-run ticket machine had been issued to him in the amount of $6.5 million.


Covelli v. Sears Canada Inc., 2011 ONSC 1850
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 13 2011

This decision concerned a motion brought by Sears Canada to strike certain allegations contained in the statements of claim of three separate plaintiffs.


Real prospect of success required to defeat summary judgment
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • August 22 2011

In Bank of Scotland v Hussain, the bank agreed an overdraft facility of £19.5 million for the defendant's development company to enable it to fund the purchase and development of a site.