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Grapha-Holding AG v. Illinois Tool Works Inc

Federal Court clarifies nature and scope of evidence required for proceedings under section 45 of the Trade-marks Act in Grapha-Holding AG v. Illinois Tool Works Inc (2008 FC 959)

August 20, 2008

http://www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2008/2008fc959/2008fc959.html


Competition Bureau releases report on use of document production orders

Competition Bureau releases report on use of document production orders under the Competition Act (section 11 orders) and the standard of disclosure required for ex parte applications

August 12, 2008

http://www.competitionbureau.gc.ca/epic/site/cb-bc.nsf/en/02709e.html


CIPO updates (CIPO-USPTO) Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program requirements and procedures

CIPO updates (CIPO-USPTO) Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program requirements and procedures

July 22, 2008

http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/en/wr01221e.html


Microsoft ups ante in battle with pirates

In its fight against piracy Microsoft may win a battle, but it still remains to be seen whether it will win the war.

That is how a couple of industry insiders are reacting to Microsoft Canada Co.’s latest lawsuits against six Ontario system builders for allegedly selling unlicensed copies of their software on computers.

If you ask me whether targeting only six people is just, when hundreds and thousands are doing similar things, I would say no, but targeting people who are engaging in piracy is right. Read more