Archive for November 18th, 2005

The Court That Gets It

The Supreme Court of Canada yesterday issued its much-anticipated (by trademarks practitioners anyway) decision in the trademark battle between Mega Blocks and Lego (the case is formally known as kirkbi ag v. ritvik holdings inc.) The unanimous court found for Mega Blocks, ending Lego' s attempts to use trademark law […]

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November 18, 2005 4 comments News

Federal Court Issues Reasons for Anti-Net Hate Injunction

The Federal Court has issued its reasons for issuing an injunction against a series of Internet hate postings.  In Canadian Human Rights Commission v. Winnicki, the presiding judge had seemingly little difficulty in finding that: 1. The speech at issue constituted hate speech and thus was unlawful.2. The Supreme Court […]

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November 18, 2005 Comments are Disabled News