Archive for 2007

Our Blogging Team Is Growing

Posted by Neil Melliship on December 24th, 2007

We’re pleased to welcome two new contributors to the Canadian Trademark Blog, namely Niamh Pollak and Jeffrey Vicq. Niamh was called to the Bar in Ireland in 2004 and more recently in British Columbia. As an associate with Clark Wilson LLP’s Technology and Intellectual Property Practice Group, her practice will focus on trademark and copyright [...]

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Olympic Trademark Legislation Now in Force

Posted by Karen Monteith on December 20th, 2007

Further to an earlier post, the Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act is now in force, as of December 17, 2007.

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Hockey Nostalgia and Trademarks in Québec

Posted by Niamh Pollak on December 13th, 2007

A recent discussion of the Federal Court of Appeals shows that Québec City’s former National Hockey Team, the Quebec Nordiques, continues to attract the nostalgia of the city’s population. In Accessoires D’Autos Nordiques v. Canadian Tire Corp., the Federal Court of Appeal refused to overturn a Federal Court decision and allowed Canadian Tire’s application to [...]

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