Archive for the "Registration" Category

Clear Evidence of Use Required: Section 45 Appeal Allowed

Posted by Larry Munn on December 4th, 2007

Section 45 of the Trade-marks Act allows the Registrar, at the written request of any person, to give notice to the registered owner of a trademark requiring the registered owner to furnish, within three months, an Affidavit or Statutory Declaration showing that the trademark has been used in association with each of the wares and [...]

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The Federal Court of Appeal Rules on Appeals from Decisions of the Registrar

Posted by Larry Munn on November 16th, 2007

In Sadhu Singh Hamdard Trust v. The Registrar of Trade-marks, the Federal Court of Appeal refused to interfere with a decision of the Registrar allowing the registration of a trademark, particularly where the Appellant had not exercised another more appropriate remedy. When the trademark at issue was advertised the Appellant requested a two-month extension to file [...]

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City and Mayor Settle Up

Posted by Neil Melliship on October 15th, 2007

In our posting of June 25, 2007 we reported on an application by the Mayor of the City of Vancouver to register the mark ECODENSITY in his own name. The application raised a few eyebrows because on the face of it, the program that the mark related to appeared to be one that the City had [...]

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