Use it or Lose it: Provide Gifts, Inc. V. MJB Marketing Inc. 2014 TMOB 15

July 2, 2014

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.

Click here for a PDF copy of the article: Use it or Lose it: Provide Gifts, Inc. V. MJB Marketing Inc. 2014 TMOB 15

Please visit the link below for a full copy of the decision:
Provide Gifts, Inc v MJB Marketing Inc, 2014 TMOB 15 (CanLII)

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