Archive for 2008

Hyundai Keeps On Motoring

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on September 19th, 2008

An update on a battle we previously blogged about: the fight between, in one corner, Hyundai Auto Canada, a division of Hyundai Motor America (“Hyundai Canada”); and in the other corner, Cross Canada Auto Body Supply (West) Limited, Cross Canada Auto Body Supply (Windsor) Limited and AT Pac West Auto Parts Enterprise Ltd. (together, for [...]

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Trademark Use Not to Be Inferred: Section 45

Posted by Larry Munn on September 18th, 2008

In past blogs, we have discussed various Federal Court decisions made pursuant to section 45 of the Trade-marks Act, which is intended to be a summary and expeditious procedure for cleaning up the trade-mark register of trade-marks that have fallen into disuse. In Grapha-Holding AG v. Illinois Tool Works Inc. the Federal Court, Trial Division [...]

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Liberals Settle Green Shift Trademark Dispute

Posted by Neil Melliship on September 9th, 2008

In an update to our previous posts on this topic, the federal Liberal party has apparently settled the dispute surrounding its use of the mark THE GREEN SHIFT, just in time for this fall’s recently called election race to begin in earnest. According to a story in the Canadian Press and the Liberals’ own website, [...]

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