Mondaq Canada: Intellectual Property > Trademark
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The Canadian government recently introduced a Bill which contained the most significant changes to Canada's trademark laws in modern history.
Prévost Fortin D'Aoust Attorneys
In the recent decision in Riches, McKenzie & Herbert LLP v. Cosmetic Warriors Limited, the Federal Court expunged the LUSH registration for t-shirts despite the fact that the owner of the trademark was able to provide evidence of sales of LUSH-branded apparel.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In late April 2018, Canada's Federal Government announced the launch of a new Intellectual Property Strategy designed to improve awareness of IP by Canadian businesses, and encourage creators...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The adoption and use, and the registration of certain types of marks, is prohibited by the Trademarks Act. Subsection 9(1) of the Act ...
Field LLP
A registered trademark can suffer "genericide" if it becomes so commonly used that it transforms from a unique brand name into a generic word which is synonymous with a product or service.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
As trade talks between Canada and the United States dominate the headlines, it is hard to ignore the strong economic ties between these neighbouring nations.
Goodmans LLP
Parliament recently passed Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers' Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (the "Bill").
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court raises some interesting points concerning when marks are confusing and opposition practice.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
The balance of Pfizer's motion to dismiss has been deferred to the trial in the liability phase of the proceeding.
Goodmans LLP
On World Intellectual Property Day (April 26, 2018), the federal government unveiled what it billed as Canada's first comprehensive Intellectual Property Strategy (the "IP Strategy") ...
Goodmans LLP
On April 27, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) added Canada to a "Priority Watch List" of countries it says fail to protect and enforce intellectual property (IP) rights.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
American Express clears, registers, maintains, licenses and defends the trademarks of the American Express group of companies in Canada.
Field LLP
The second important step businesses operating in Canada should take is to start monitoring all new trademark applications at CIPO.
Field LLP
The present day is marked by the propagation of cameras in nearly every device and the ability to instantaneously share and spread photos and information.
Gowling WLG
If a business operates, or aims to operate, internationally, it's important to develop and understand its intellectual property (IP) strategy on a global basis.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Having a social media presence in today's digital and fast-paced era is critical. However, having a social media presence requires a long-term strategy that includes a plan to optimize the company's brand awareness and brand recognition.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A certification mark is a specialized type of trademark used to distinguish goods or services which comply with a defined standard, in contrast to a trademark used to distinguish goods or services ...
Trademark Factory International Inc.
Intellectual property lawyers typically value intellectual property for what it is—because that's what we do.
Gowling WLG
This article explores if the exclusive rights in a trademark can be obtained in the course of trade without registration and what is the scope of such rights across Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, UAE and the UK.
Gowling WLG
The concept of use arises frequently in trademark law, but there may be regional differences in its presentation. The focus of this article will be on how it can be raised and proven at various stages ...
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Field LLP
The present day is marked by the propagation of cameras in nearly every device and the ability to instantaneously share and spread photos and information.
Trademark Factory International Inc.
Intellectual property lawyers typically value intellectual property for what it is—because that's what we do.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
In late April 2018, Canada's Federal Government announced the launch of a new Intellectual Property Strategy designed to improve awareness of IP by Canadian businesses, and encourage creators...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court raises some interesting points concerning when marks are confusing and opposition practice.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
As trade talks between Canada and the United States dominate the headlines, it is hard to ignore the strong economic ties between these neighbouring nations.
Gowling WLG
This article explores if the exclusive rights in a trademark can be obtained in the course of trade without registration and what is the scope of such rights across Canada, China, France, Germany, Russia, UAE and the UK.
Goodmans LLP
On World Intellectual Property Day (April 26, 2018), the federal government unveiled what it billed as Canada's first comprehensive Intellectual Property Strategy (the "IP Strategy") ...
Field LLP
A registered trademark can suffer "genericide" if it becomes so commonly used that it transforms from a unique brand name into a generic word which is synonymous with a product or service.
Goodmans LLP
On April 27, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) added Canada to a "Priority Watch List" of countries it says fail to protect and enforce intellectual property (IP) rights.
Prévost Fortin D'Aoust Attorneys
In the recent decision in Riches, McKenzie & Herbert LLP v. Cosmetic Warriors Limited, the Federal Court expunged the LUSH registration for t-shirts despite the fact that the owner of the trademark was able to provide evidence of sales of LUSH-branded apparel.
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