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Penny For Your Thoughts

Posted by Neil Melliship on October 11th, 2007

The lowly Canadian penny (to be fair, it’s currently worth more than it’s American counterpart) has been the subject of some intense legal discussions lately, according to a recent story in the Globe and Mail. This story highlights the importance of protection for trademarks under both trademark and copyright law in Canada.  The Royal Canadian Mint [...]

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Of London, Lithuania And A Popular Tree

Posted by Neil Melliship on August 30th, 2007

A recent story in the London Free Press shows just how powerful Canadian trade-marks are becoming throughout the world – causing a country half a world away to drop a tree design that it had recently chosen to be the symbol for its latest tourism campaign. A similar tree design is the subject of an [...]

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Canucks Unveil New Logo

Posted by Neil Melliship on August 29th, 2007

Only in a Canadian city, would the unveiling of a new logo for the local hockey team be the subject of such anticipation and discussion – particularly as the start of the season is over a month away. Today, before 8,000, yes 8,000 fans inside General Motors Place in downtown Vancouver, on one of the [...]

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