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Blawg Review #251

Posted by Larry Munn and Jeffrey Vicq on February 14th, 2010

This Blawg Review comes to you from the Canadian Trademark Blog, resident in Vancouver, British Columbia – a blawg run by several of the talented trademark law practitioners at Clark Wilson LLP. Our city, Vancouver, is one that knows a lot about hosting – whether it be blog carnivals, tourists, or currently, the Winter Olympics. And, [...]

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Olympic Flag Flap

Posted by Karen Monteith on February 6th, 2010

With the clock ticking towards the start of the Vancouver Olympic Winter 2010 Games next Friday, some athletes have already arrived in the City and moved into the Olympic Athletes’ Village.   Amongst these are members of  the Australian Olympic Team, who have already found themselves in some in hot water with the International Olympic Committee (“IOC’).   According to [...]

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Trademark Statistics: Another Year in Review

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on March 17th, 2009

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office released its 2007-8 Annual Report a few weeks back.  A few highlights: over 47,500 applications were filed in the twelve month period ending March 31, 2008, reflecting nearly a 5% increase over the previous year Canada remains the most common country of applicant origin, with over 20,000 applications filed; the [...]

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