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- There’s Something About The 17th – The Tinkering Continues With More Canadian Trademark Practice Changes
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) has published amended Practice Notices and a Guidance document on Nice Classification, Divisional Applications and Temporary Appointment of Trademark Agents. Issued January 17, 2020, these changes have immediate effect and have material implications … Read more »
- Significant Canadian Practice Changes: CIPO Limiting Availability of Extensions of Time
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) has published a new practice notice limiting an applicant’s ability to obtain extensions of time to respond to an Examiner’s Report. Issued January 17, 2020, the change has immediate effect and has significant implications… Read more … Read more »
- Trademark Interlocutory Injunctions: A POWERful Tool—When Available
As Canadian trademark practitioners know, historically it has generally been difficult to obtain interlocutory (or interim) injunctions in trademark infringement matters. This has been particularly so due to the difficulty in showing irreparable harm, if the injunction were not granted…. Read more … Read more »
- Trademark, copyright, or both?
In her article (read here), our colleague Caroline Camp reviews the recent Trademark Opposition Board (the “Board”) case of Pablo Enterprise pte. Ltd. v Hai Lun Tang, 2019 TMOB 54. As Caroline discusses, this case serves as an important reminder… Read more … Read more »
- Communication Breakdown: Canadian Quirks to Madrid Trademark Filing System that Foreign Applicants and their Counsel need to know
Canada joining the Madrid international trademark filing system earlier this year came as welcome news to much of the international trademark community. Hidden in that euphoria however, are a couple of Canadian quirks that are likely to trip up unwary… Read more … Read more »