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Trademarks between Friends:

Key differences in Canadian and U.S. Trademarks practice

Webinar Replay on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Speakers: Christian Bolduc & Graham Hood

When it comes to defending your brand and enforcing your rights in Canada, brand owners and their trademark counsel should be aware of certain peculiarities of Canadian trademarks practice, from applications to registrations and enforcement. In this webinar, we will discuss key differences between Canadian and U.S. trademarks practice that often come as a big surprise to brand owners looking to protect their trademarks in the Great White North.

Official Marks

These cases are provided in follow-up to our presentation and are relevant to the “licensing” of official marks in Canada: Canada Post Corporation v The Post Office (T-226-99); Magnotta Winery Corporation v Vintners Quality Alliance (T-481-99)

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