Canadian Intellectual Property Law and Strategy: Trademarks, by John S. McKeown

By John S. McKeown

Canadian highbrow estate legislations and technique offers a entire evaluation of Canadian legislation when it comes to emblems, copyright and business designs, besides strategic, practice-oriented statement relating to how such legislation can most sensible be used for company advantage.This publication presents a special, strategic, transnational method of retaining IP rights in Canada for criminal practitioners outdoor Canada. it's a unmarried, unified resource for trademark, copyright, and commercial layout legislations in Canada, together with precise research of the methods required to procure and continue highbrow estate security, with useful examples drawn from the author's large perform experience.Canadian highbrow estate legislation and approach is prepared into 3 parts:The first a part of the e-book is dedicated to emblems. The booklet, as well as delivering an summary of Canadian trademark legislations, offers with how a international trademark proprietor can use the method such a lot advantageously. The preliminary concentration is on acquisition of rights whereas later chapters describe the simplest recommendations to keep up and guard trademark rights in Canada.The moment a part of the ebook is dedicated to copyright, with a huge, business-oriented therapy that displays the possibly far-reaching impression of the legislations. The procedure is of a basic advertisement nature, emphasizing how rights could be secure in Canada. particular realization is given to knowing which rights can be found and the stairs that are supposed to be taken to guard these rights, no matter if by way of the proper assignments and registrations, or enforcement activities within the Canadian courts.The 3rd a part of the e-book makes a speciality of business designs, and explains what has to be performed and whilst by way of brands to guard their items. The emphasis is at the steps required to guard and assert rights opposed to infringers.

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See You In-Canadian Athletes Fund Corp. v. R. ). 74. Stadium Corporation of Ontario Limited v. Wagon-Wheel Concessions Ltd. C. ) 75. See Canadian Intellectual Property Office Practice Notice, dated August 27, 2007. 76. See You In-Canadian Athletes Fund Corp. v. R. R. ). 77. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia v. R. ). 78. Mihaljevic v. R. ). 79. Ontario Assn. of Architects v. Assn. R. R. ); Canadian Jewish Congress v. R. R. ). 80. C. 1985, c. 1(2) and see College of Chiropodists of Ontario v.

See Chapter 11 concerning the test for registered trademarks. 85. Canadian Olympic Association v. Allied Corp. R. ). 86. Big Sisters Assn. v. R. ); Canadian Olympic Association v. Techniquip Ltd. R. ). 87. C. 2007, c. 27. 88. C. 2007, c. 27, section 2 and see schedule 1 and 2. 89. C. 2007, c. 27, section 4. Enforcement guidelines have been published at http://www. com. 90. C. 2007, c. 27, section 6. CHAP T ER 3 Registrable Trademarks 1. Characteristics Which May Preclude Registration 26 2. Primarily Merely a Name or a Surname 27 3.

Which dealt with a transparent moisture proof wrapper for cigarettes; Parke, Davis & Co. v. Empire Laboratories Ltd. R. ) which considered colored bands encircling capsules containing pharmaceuticals. 47. See Elgin Handles Ltd. v. Welland Vale Manufacturing Co. R. 20 (Ex. ) where a design accentuated the darker coloring of the grain of the wood of tool handles. 48. See Pizza Pizza Ltd. v. R. ) which involved a telephone number for pizza delivery; and Proctor & Gamble Inc. v. B. No. ) concerning colored stripes added to toothpaste.

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