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This Bud’s Not for You: Federal Court Extinguishes Dispensary’s Use of BUDWAY Trademark

The authors wish to thank articling student Kevin Bushell for his help in preparing this legal update In an uncontested decision, Subway IP LLC v. Budway, Cannabis & Wellness Store, 2021 FC 583 (Budway), the Federal Court held that a dispensary’s use of the “BUDWAY” trademark constituted infringement, passing off, and depreciation of the goodwill … Continue reading

Federal Court Issues Consolidated IP Guidelines

On May 18, 2021, the Federal Court (FC) issued amended Case and Trial Management Guidelines for Complex Proceedings (the Updated FC Guidelines). As we previously reported, the FC first issued the FC Guidelines to consolidate and address topics in earlier FC Notices to the Profession. Notable amendments: The Updated FC Guidelines include the following notable … Continue reading