The Challenging World of Canadian Official Marks

March 2, 2016

Cynthia Rowden and Jonathan Burkinshaw write for the April/May 2016 issue of World Trademark Review on Canadian official marks, and how rights holders could find that using simple greeting terms may offend the rights of official mark holders.

This article first appeard in World Trademark Review issue 60, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division.

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Cynthia Rowden Cynthia Rowden
B.A., LL.B.
Jonathan Burkinshaw Jonathan Burkinshaw
B.A., M.A., J.D.