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All’s NOT Well in Fun and Games

Section 22 of the Canadian Trademarks Act – Depreciation of Goodwill, is fast becoming a popular mechanism for established brand owners in Canada seeking to protect their trademarks from dilution. […]

The Most Common Trademark Mistakes Made by New Product Entrepreneurs

I recently participated on a panel discussion about what it takes to bring a product to market. I want to share with you some of the product trademark insights that […]

CIPO WILL CALL YOU – Telephone Amendment Practice in Canadian Trademark Prosecution

In the interest of timeliness and efficacy, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) allows for certain amendments to pending trademark applications to be initiated by way of a simple telephone […]

One “McMortgage” Coming Up………Or Not!

The Canadian Trademarks Opposition Board (the “TMOB”) has officially declared that a claim of depreciation of goodwill, can serve as a valid ground of opposition in trademark opposition proceedings.

On October […]

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