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Recent Case Law

Posted by Larry Munn on September 10th, 2006

Summer is a quiet time for the Canadian courts. Looking back at July and August, there are three decisions that deserve a brief summary: In Ratiopharm Inc. v. Laboratories Riva Inc., the Federal Court dismissed the plaintiff’s action alleging infringement of its registered Canadian trade-mark. The plaintiff sold a codeine based cough syrup under the [...]

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Only in Canada? .CA Whois Policy will create more uncertainty for Trade-mark owners

Posted by Neil Melliship on August 22nd, 2006

Still catching up on press releases received over the last few weeks. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (“CIRA”) is pushing ahead with implementation of its new Whois Policy despite resistance from trade-mark owners and other IP rights holders. Once implemented (likely in late fall of 2006), an individual Registrant of a .CA domain name will [...]

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