Tag Archives: Canadian

CRTC Ups the CASL (Canadian Anti-Spam Law) Liability Ante For Directors and Officers

My new Canadian Lawyer column discusses the increased potential liability for directors and officers of companies that violate Canada’s federal anti-spam legislation (CASL).  Recently the CRTC, which jointly regulates Canada’s anti-spam legislation (together with federal privacy and competition law regulators), has both … Continue reading

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Does Canadian Privacy Law Matter if it Can’t be Enforced?

It has long been an article of faith among privacy watchers that Canada features better privacy protection than the United States. While the U.S. relies on binding enforcement of privacy policies alongside limited sector-specific rules for children and video rentals, … Continue reading

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Canadian Witch Hunt Leads To No Cannabis While Lawyering Restriction

A young lawyer who has struggled with a number of issues has had his license restricted on an interlocutory basis by the Law Society of Ontario Tribunal Hearing Division Mr. Dick is 29 years of age. After articling between July… … Continue reading

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Canadian Trademark Oppositions – Put Your Best Foot Forward

Before a Canadian trademark is registered, it must be advertised and exposed to third-party opposition before the Canadian Trademarks Opposition Board (“TMOB”).  Procedural complexity has triggered criticism of Canadian trademark opposition proceedings as formalistic.  For example, appeals from the TMOB to the … Continue reading

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Introducing the NRF Parker Chatbot for Canadian Trademark Law

Ensuring compliance with Canada’s new trademark regime is a step-by-step process. Norton Rose Fulbright trademark lawyers and agents can help your organization better understand some of the key changes, including: The new definition of what is a registrable trademark; The … Continue reading

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