Archive for 2008

CIRA Announces Formal Revisions To Implement New WHOIS Policy

Posted by Neil Melliship on May 12th, 2008

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority has issued a news release announcing revisions to a number of its policies, rules and procedures, which are required to formally implement its new WHOIS Policy. These revisions will become effective on June 10, 2008. As reported in an earlier posting, the changes to the .CA WHOIS Policy will permit [...]

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Apple To Launch iPhone In Canada Amid Trademark Dispute

Posted by Niamh Pollak on May 2nd, 2008

Notwithstanding an ongoing trademark dispute, Apple Inc’s iPhone is scheduled to launch in Canada later this year. The service will be offered by Rogers Communications Inc., the only Canadian carrier using the Global System Mobile (GSM) communications standard needed to run iPhone. The device has sold more than five million units worldwide since its launch [...]

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Posted by Niamh Pollak on April 29th, 2008

We previously reported on the measures in place to secure protection for Olympic brands ahead of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. The potential windfall for local businesses due to Olympic tourism and general Olympic goodwill has now prompted the Vancouver park board to scramble to secure brand ownership of the popular Vancouver landmark, Stanley [...]

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