domain names

November 20, 2018
patent rules

USMCA, the new NAFTA: what changes we can expect in Canadian IP Law

USMCA – On September 31, 2018, Canada reached a new agreement with the USA and Mexico – here is an overview.
November 28, 2017
patent rules

CIRA Gives Notorious Cybersquatters the Heave-ho

CIRA 344 - CIRA granted Virox its request to have the domain virox.ca transferred from Nameshield to itself, based on the domain being confusingly similar to Virox’s trademarks, Nameshield having registered the domain in bad faith and Nameshield having no legitimate interest in the domain.
May 20, 2015

This new TLD really .sucks

As of June 1, 2015, the sunrise period for registered trademark owners to purchase one of the new .sucks domains will end, and the ability for anyone to register a .sucks domain will begin.