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Warm wishes – and thanks

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on January 3rd, 2013

On behalf of the Canadian Trademark Blog team, please accept our warmest wishes for a happy and prosperous new year.   We plan to do our best to continue providing timely trademark-related information and insight, through 2013 and beyond. Special thanks to you, our visitors, for your continued readership – and for making us one of [...]

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Target Settlement

Posted by Larry Munn on February 2nd, 2012

We are following up on a blog we posted in 2011 reporting that Target Brands Inc., the U.S. retailer, was refused an interlocutory injunction in its continuing battle with owner of the Canadian trade-mark registration for TARGET.  The U.S. retailer has plans to open in Canada beginning in 2013.  However, the owner of the Canadian trade-mark [...]

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CIPO Seeks Consultation On More Proposed Changes

Posted by Neil Melliship on April 23rd, 2010

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office recently posted a consultation, requesting comments on three proposed changes to its Office practice.  The proposed changes are all relatively minor, but worth noting. The first proposed change is that the Registrar will no longer require applicants to confirm that they are a “person” as defined in Section 2 of the [...]

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