Archive for the "Domain Name Disputes" Category

Yee Shall Seek… Declaratory Judgment

Posted by Seva Batkin on March 9th, 2009

Updating our previous post on the ROYAL CHINET trademark, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court in CKF Inc v. Huhtamaki Americas Inc. has confirmed “that declaratory relief is specifically available in the context of intellectual property disputes”, notwithstanding that such relief is not expressly provided for in the applicable act. In this case, the Plaintiff launched [...]

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Second MP Falls Victim to Cybersquatter

Posted by Tasha Coulter on March 6th, 2009

We note an interesting development relating to our recent post on domain name squatting, Cybersquatter Targets MP Keith Ashfield. The Toronto Sun reports that Liberal whip Rodger Cuzner also let his domain name registration lapse, and was surprised to discover that his previously owned domain is now home to a dating and porn website. This emphasizes once again [...]

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Psion’s NETBOOK Trademark Under Fire

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on March 2nd, 2009

The dispute over Psion’s NETBOOK trademark registrations has crept further into the mainstream, following recent decisions by Dell and Intel to take legal action against Psion in the US. For those of you who missed it, Psion is a mobile computing device manufacturer whose head office is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Psion holds registrations for [...]

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