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- No Going Back – Canada Formally Accedes to Singapore, Madrid and Nice Treaties
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced that as of March 17, 2019, Canada has formally acceded to the Singapore Treaty, the Madrid Protocol and the Nice Agreement. All three of these treaties will come into force in Canada… Read more The post No Going Back – Canada Formally … Read more »
- Royal Assent Received for Most Recent Amendments to Canada’s IP Legislation
Bill C-86, the Budget Implementation Act, 2018 (the “Act”), received Royal Assent on December 13, 2018, after moving through Parliament at a blistering pace. In all, less than two months elapsed between the tabling of the bill and its passage…. Read more The post Royal Assent Received for Most Rec … Read more »
- Delays Nourish Desires: Canada’s New Trademark Laws Come Into Force June 17, 2019
Earlier today, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office announced that long-anticipated amendments to Canada’s trademark laws will come into force on June 17, 2019. It also published a new set of Trademarks Regulations, which will support those amendments. First introduced in June… Read more The … Read more »
- Parliament Tables Proposed Amendments to the Trade-marks Act
On October 29, 2018, the Canadian Parliament tabled, in a surprise to many practitioners, the Budget Implementation Act 2 (Bill C-86), which would amend, among other things, the Patent Act, Trade-marks Act, and Copyright Act. In addition, the bill contains provisions… Read more The post Parliament … Read more »
- No Hotel in Canada? No Problem – Trademark Owner Maintains Trademark Registration With Hotel Services
The Federal Court of Canada (the “Court”) recently released its decision in Hilton Worldwide Holdings LLP v Miller Thomson, 2018 FC 895. In the decision underlying this appeal, the Registrar expunged the Canadian trademark registration for WALDORF-ASTORIA, owned Hilton Worldwide… Read more The pos … Read more »
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