Canada's Supreme Court To Rule On IP Issues

Law360, New York (May 30, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Canada’s Supreme Court will hand down eagerly anticipated rulings Friday, in two cases whose disposition could have far-reaching implications for intellectual property law enforcement in Canada.

“Whenever the Supreme Court of Canada speaks, it’s important for anyone who does business in Canada to listen,” said Gary Daniel, a partner with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP’s Toronto office. “What is at stake is the ease with which owners of famous brands will be able to prevent the use of similar brands by others.”

In the two cases...
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