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Hard Hat - Some Protection, but Not Enough

A recent Federal Court of Appeal decision upheld the trial decision that Société Laurentides Inc. (“SLI”) did not infringe the trade-mark of Osmose-Pentox Inc.(“OPI”).  SLI produced wood primers under the name “wood conservator”, and OPI is the registered owner of the design trade-mark , where the “O” has been replaced with the image of a tilted hard hat.  313 more words


Don't be caught out by fake business registers!

Have you ever registered your business name on a so called ‘legally protected business register’?

The government has recently warned that many people have received unsolicited invitations from companies offering services to help them protect their business or trade name in return for a fee. 428 more words


Recently, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (“ICBC”) lost a trade-mark dispute against Stainton Ventures Ltd. (“Stainton”), which owns the website <ICBCadvice.com>.  A full version of the decision is available… 477 more words


Protecting Your Brand: Free Advice Clinics at Keltie LLP

During February and March Keltie LLP will be hosting free advice clinics for people who want to protect their brand.

The free advice clinics will comprise consultations lasting up to 30 minutes to deal with any trade mark, copyright or design related issues or queries. 311 more words

Trade Marks

Get thee to a Library!

The city of Liverpool, where I am proud to lay my hat (It’s a stetson. Not really. I wish I was cool enough to wear a stetson), and call my home has always been hive of creative entrepreneurship and enterprise. 293 more words