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Protection of famous marks in Canada

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

In late 2007, Virgin Enterprises successfully opposed the registration of “VIRGIN CANDLES” in Israel. The applicant sought to register the TM in association with candles. The Israel Patent and Trademark Office accepted that because Virgin is a famous TM and had a large range of products and widespread ...

Music downloading fight goes to court

Monday, November 12th, 2007

An idealistic view is that the purpose of copyright is available to induce creators to share their creations with the public in order to foster the growth of learning and knowledge. In exchange for their creations, copyright law provides creators with the incentive of exclusive rights. Lydia ...