Services

November 27, 2018
patent rules

Trademark Variants Must Retain Distinctive Features to Show Use of the Registered Mark

2018 FC 941 – The FC confirms that trademark variants must retain distinctive features to demonstrate “use” of the registered Mark.
September 18, 2018
patent rules

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.