Litigation News

  1. SCC Confirms Decision from Trade-mark Opposition

    The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an application for leave to appeal a decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in which our client successfully opposed an application by a Punjabi-language newspaper based in India to register the word AJIT in association with printed publications and newspapers. For a copy of the decision, click here. […]

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  2. INTA Features: How to Avoid a Loss of Distinctiveness in Canada

    Tamara Ramsey provided a feature article for the Bulletin published by the International Trademark Association about avoiding a loss of distinctiveness in Canada. A full copy of the article is reproduced below and available by clicking here. —— Distinctiveness is a deceptively simple concept. In a recent case, the applicant (wrongly) alleged that the opponent […]

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  3. FCA Confirms Successful Trade-mark Opposition by Local Newspaper

    In an appeal to the Federal Court of Appeal, Tamara Ramsey and Bettina Xue Griffin were successful in defending the decision of the Federal Court and 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 by the Applicant, a […]

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  4. Tamara Ramsey provides comments to CBC about Sears Canada litigation

    Tamara Ramsey provides comments to CBC news about the legal meaning of transfers for undervalue in connection with potential litigation involving former directors of Sears Canada. For a copy of the internet article, click here.

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  5. Tamara Ramsey provides insight on test for removing directors in an article for CBC

    Tamara Ramsey provided insight to CBC news about the legal framework for removing directors in a CCAA proceeding in connection with CBC’s coverage of a motion to remove directors of Sears Canada during the final stages of its insolvency proceeding. A copy of the online article is here.

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