IP News

  1. Chitiz Pathak Successfully Defends Trade-mark Opposition by Local Newspaper

    Chitiz Pathak Successfully Defends Trade-mark Opposition to Application by Foreign Newspaper In an appeal to the Federal Court, Tamara Ramsey was successful in defending the decision of the Trade-mark Opposition Board allowing an opposition to a trade-mark application by a foreign newspaper for the word mark “Ajit”. AJIT, a common name in India, is used […]

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  2. Case Comment: Trans-High Strikes Again

    Tamara Ramsey provided a case summary for the Bulletin published by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada about a recent case, Trans-High Corporation v. Conscious Consumption Inc., et al, 2016 FC 949, dealing with trade-marks for marijuana paraphernalia and personal liability of business owners who deliberately infringe. A full copy of the case summary is […]

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  3. Case Comment: Key Words and Passing Off

    Tamara Ramsey published a case comment in the INTA Bulletin about the case of Vancouver Community College v. Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc., 2017 BCCA 41 in which the Court considered claims for passing off based on both key word advertising domain names. It is important to note that key words advertising will not constitute […]

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  4. Case Comment: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages

    Tamara Ramsey published a case comment in the INTA Bulletin about the case of Lam v. Chanel S. de. R.L. A copy of the case comment is reproduced below.     CANADA: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages Contributor: Tamara Ramsey, Chitiz Pathak LLP, Toronto, Canada Verifier: Timothy O. Stevenson, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonaugh, Ottawa, […]

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  5. Case Summary: Making Sense of Metatags?

    Tamara Ramsey provided a case summary for the Bulletin published by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada about a recent case, Red Label Vacations Inc. v. 411 Travel Buys Limited, 2015 FCA 290, dealing with trade-mark and available by clicking here.   Case Comment: Making Sense of Metatags? Red Label Vacations Inc. v. 411 Travel Buys […]

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