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Updated: Jun 4

In this blog we deal with recent developments concerning trademarks, copyright and other laws that have a direct impact on branding and marketing. I have written numerous case comments concerning the leading decisions as well as other short articles.

A brief index of the material follows:






Assignment and Licenses


The Importance of the Use of Colour in a Trademark When Not to Seek a Summary Trial! When are Directors and Officers Liable for Infringement? Confusion and Chinese Characters Consider Summary Judgement or Trial in the Federal Court Protecting the Lindt Bunny Concurrent Jurisdiction for Patent Infringement Actions Counterfeiters Beware! Taking Unfair Advantage of the RED BULL Trademark Targeting & the part it plays in establishing jurisdiction in cases involving the use of trademarks What is Indirect Confusion? ​​A Difficult Product Launch Jurisdiction and Trademark Infringement on the Internet Comparative Advertising and Section 22 of the Trademarks Act Word Games Be Careful When Presenting Evidence In A Trademark Opposition! Targeting and the Long Arm of the U.K. Courts Internet Survey Ruled Inadmissible


Passing Off

Domain Names and the Internet


Industrial Design

Misleading Advertising

If you have questions, please contact me at

Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP

480 University Avenue, Suite 1600

Toronto, Ontario M5G 1V2

Direct Line: (416) 597-3371

Fax: (416) 597-3370

This index and the articles referred to are of a general nature and not intended to provide legal advice as individual situations will differ and should be discussed with a lawyer.

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