Expungement

November 13, 2018
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Federal Court Confirms That Use of a Trademark Variant May Demonstrate Use of a Trademark

2018 FC 855 – Federal Court confirms licensee’s use of trademark variant constituted use of registered trademark.
September 18, 2018
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Brick-and-Mortar Hotel Not Necessary to Establish Use of Trademark in Association With “Hotel Services” in Canada

2018 FC 895 – Federal Court confirms that the term “services” must be interpreted liberally; confirms that brick and mortar hotel not needed in Canada to establish use of trademark.
September 18, 2018
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The Scope of the Term “Services” in Association with a Trademark Revisited by the Federal Court

2018 FC 778 – Canada’s Federal Court confirms that foreign corporations do not need to have a brick-and-mortar store in Canada to establish use of their mark in association with services.