Tri-Cities Law Blog

The Tri-Cities Law Blog is where we keep community members up-to-date with the latest information regarding personal injury law, employment law, estate planning, family law, and legal issues relevant to small businesses. We also provide tips that will help you navigate the legal system more efficiently. If you have a question about a legal issue, there is a good chance that you will find your answer somewhere in our blog.

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February 5th, 2015

ICBClosestrademarkcase.com

  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…

January 12th, 2015

HALAL and KOSHER – potential trade-marks?

I came across an interesting case today: Islamic Society of North America – Canada v. Bank of Montreal, in which the Trade-Marks Opposition Board (“TMOB”) was asked to consider whether…

June 19th, 2011

Confusion between Trade-marks (Masterpiece v. Alavida)

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 26, 2011 released the decision of Masterpiece Inc. v. Alavida Lifestyles Inc. (2011 SCC 27) regarding the test for confusion between trade-marks.  At…

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