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Is The Sign Outside Your Quebec Business An English-Only Trademark? Time To Add Some French
Previously-announced amendments to the regulations under the Charter of the French Language regarding exterior signs and posters have been adopted...
Canada
23 Nov 2016
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Changes In Distribution Models May Affect Trademark Rights
In Canada, trademarks which are not being used in association with the goods and services with which the marks were registered are vulnerable to expungement for non-use.
Canada
8 Jun 2016
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Signs With Registered English Only Trademarks In Québec? Not A Problem If You Have Sufficient And Visible French Somewhere Close By
The Proposed Amendments do not require that non-French trademarks be translated into French or be otherwise modified to include a French-language generic identifier.
Canada
23 May 2016
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You Can Google It: Supreme Court Of Canada Grants Leave To Appeal Global Injunction
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to hear an important case respecting the ability of Canadian courts to enjoin the behaviour of organizations with respect to their operations outside of Canada.
Canada
16 Mar 2016
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Interlocutory Injunction In Trade-mark Infringement Action Upheld By Federal Court Of Appeal
On April 23, 2015, in Jamieson Laboratories Ltd. v. Reckitt Benckiser LLC and Reckitt Benckiser (Canada) Limited 2015 FCA 104...
Canada
20 Jul 2015
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In French Please!
On April 27th of this year, a group of leading retailers, including Best Buy, Costco and Wal-Mart, won their case before the Quebec Court of Appeal.
Canada
25 Jun 2015
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Use Of English-Only Trade-Marks On Store Signs OK'd By Quebec Superior Court
On April 9, 2014, the Quebec Superior Court issued its 55-page decision in Magasins Best Buy ltée c. Québec (Procureur general).
Canada
21 May 2014
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Posting Of English-Only Trademarks Declared Legal In Quebec
The Superior Court of Quebec has put an end to the debate involving the Charter of the French Language and the posting of English-only trademarks in Quebec.
Canada
14 May 2014
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Bringing Trademark Infringement Proceeding By Application May Have Effect On Damage Award
On November 26, 2013, the Federal Court issued its decision in Trans-High Corporation v. Hightimes Smokeshop and Gifts Inc.
Canada
2 Jan 2014
10
Ahoy Mateys! Judge Scuppers Suit Against Pirate Joe's
On Oct 2, 2013, a Washington District Court judge dismissed a trademark infringement lawsuit against Vancouver businessman, Michael Hallatt.
Canada
25 Oct 2013
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Applicants Face Significant Hurdles In Registering Flavour And Scent Trademarks In The U.S.
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.
Canada
8 Apr 2013
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An Overview Of Bill C-56: Combatting Counterfeit Products Act
Bill C-56 was recently introduced in the House of Commons, and it is directed to bring amendments to the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act, and to add new tools to fight commercial counterfeiting and piracy activities.
Canada
25 Mar 2013
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Bill C-56 Tacks On Significant Amendments To Trade-Marks Act
On March 1, 2013, Bill C-56 was introduced in the House of Commons, and is it is directed to amend the Copyright Act and the Trade-marks Act to add new civil and criminal remedies to curtail commercial counterfeiting activities.
Canada
15 Mar 2013
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Posting Of Trade-Marks As The Name Of A Business
Recently, the "Office québécois de la langue française" (the Office) issued a press release launching an awareness campaign regarding the posting of trade-marks as the name of a business.
Canada
9 Jan 2012
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Protecting Trademarks From Registration On The ".XXX" Domain
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the international non-profit organization charged with creating policies for use of the internet.
Canada
23 Aug 2011
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Missing The Bull's-Eye - TARGET Fails To Get Interlocutory Injunction Against Use Of Registered Trade-Mark
A recent decision by the Federal Court showed once again that there is a high threshold for the granting of interlocutory injunctions.
Canada
23 Aug 2011
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SCC Clarifies Confusion Analysis In Trade-Mark Law
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision in "Masterpiece Inc. v. Alavida Lifestyles Inc.", clarifying the application of confusion analysis under the "Trademarks Act".
Canada
7 Jun 2011
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Federal Court Confirms That It Will Not Set Aside Default Judgment Lightly
A recent decision of the Federal Court emphasizes that defendants bear a significant burden in setting aside default judgments that arise because the defendant has simply failed to file a statement of defence within the allotted period of time
Canada
1 Feb 2011
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Ontario Court Refuses Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Trademark Licensor
In October 2008, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirmed that a foreign entity that merely licenses its Canadian trademarks in Ontario is not sufficiently connected to Ontario for an Ontario court to assume jurisdiction over the licensor.
Canada
4 May 2009
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Canada´s Federal Court Refuses To Adopt American Doctrine Of "Fraud On The Trademarks Office"
On January 8, 2009, the Federal Court of Canada issued its decision in Parfums de Coeur, Ltd. v. Christopher Asta (2009 FC 21).
Canada
31 Mar 2009
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