Litigation News

  1. Chitiz Pathak LLP Successfully Defends Hotel Owner in Construction Lien Trial

    Ted Brook was recently successful in defending a hotel owner against a construction lien claim for services and materials. The issue at trial was whether the Defendant had entered into an oral construction contract with the Plaintiff on the basis of representations made by an alleged agent of the Defendant. Following a one-day trial, the […]

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  2. Chitiz Pathak Welcomes as Associates Alex and Faye Yao

    Chitiz Pathak LLP congratulates Alexandra Watkins and Faye Yao on completion of their articles and welcomes both as associates to the firm in the family law practice group as of June 22, 2016.

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  3. 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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  4. Chitiz Pathak Succesfully Opposes Trade-mark Application by Foreign Newspaper

    Tamara Ramsey was successful in opposing a trade-mark application for a foreign newspaper for the word mark “Ajit”. AJIT, a common name in India, is  used by the Applicant, a Punjabi-language newspaper based in India that had a few subscribers in Canada. The name AJIT has also, for many years, been used by the Opponent, a free […]

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  5. Iain MacKinnon’s client VICE Media Canada Challenges Production Order by RCMP

    Iain MacKinnon is acting for VICE Media Canada in its challenge of a Production Order by the RCMP, requesting all notes and communications between VICE and an accused terrorist, Mohammed Shirdon, who left Canada to join ISIS.  The case has attracted media attention because of the important principles of freedom of the press that are […]

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