With Taran Atwal, Dana Bissoondatt, Peter Cooke, George Kintzos, John Lee, Anna Loparco, Stefan Martin, Chantale Pittarelli, Laura Safran
On Friday, June 2, 2006 the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decisions in respect of the strength and scope of famous trade-marks.The Supreme Court has provided a clear statement as to the purpose of trade-mark legislation. While recognizing that many corporations now count famous brand names to be among their most valuable business assets, the Court has reaffirmed that the purpose of the Trade-marks Act is to act as a guarantee of origin, as well an assurance to the consumer of