Archive for 2008

Canadian Law Blog Awards: the 2008 Clawbies

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on December 31st, 2008

I am happy to report that this blog has been selected as the “Best Practitioner Support Blog” in the 2008 Clawbies – the Canadian Law Blog Awards.  We are delighted to be recognized for our efforts, particularly given the number of excellent law blogs in Canada. This award caps off a banner year for us [...]

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ROYAL CHINET

Posted by Karen Monteith on December 29th, 2008

According to a recent story, CKF Inc., the Nova Scotia based company that produces ROYAL CHINET disposable plates, is being sued in both Canada and Maine by Huhtamaki Americas Inc. over the rights to the Chinet brand in Canada. CKF Inc. argued that it obtained and paid for the trademark and technology rights years ago [...]

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MARKETSIDE

Posted by Karen Monteith on December 24th, 2008

In stereotypical David and Goliath fashion, Marketside Food Shop and Cafe, a food store and catering business based in Owen Sound, Ontario, was successful in its faceoff against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Wal-Mart has apparently opened four Marketside stores in Phoenix, Arizona and filed trademark applications in Canada for MARKETSIDE and MARKETSIDE & Design, based on [...]

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