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Use it or Lose it: Provide Gifts, Inc. V. MJB Marketing Inc. 2014 TMOB 15
The recent (and brief) decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks in Provide Gifts, Inc. V. MJB Marketing Inc. 2014 TMOB 15 should serve as a reminder to businesses of the potential power of expungement proceedings, and why the existence of a registration won’t always bar another’s use and registration of a similar mark in a similar field.
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Provide Gifts, Inc v MJB Marketing Inc, 2014 TMOB 15 (CanLII)