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Douglas B. Thompson
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Intellectual Property Lawyer
Intellectual Property Lawyer

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There have been several surprising Court decisions recently relating to Trademark law and International Trade. This article summarizes them.
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There is misinformation in circulation regarding software patents. This article is intended to provide some clarity.
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If you have a website that allows users to post content, you run the risk of liability to third parties if the comments posted amount to defamation.
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The Supreme Court of Canada ordered Google to remove content from their search results, not just in Canada but world wide. Google is disputing whether they have to comply with a Canadian Court Order in other than Canadian search results.
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If you want to inform yourself regarding issues in Intellectual Property, you should look at the list of hot topics that were discussed at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
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YouTubers are now commencing legal action against other YouTubers regarding use of content. This case discusses what is and what is not permissible.
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I would not have thought that the Trademark Admiral Nelson was confusing with Captain Morgan. However, after looking at all the surrounding circumstances, that is exactly what the Court held. Read the article to find out why.
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If you are a software developer, you need to be aware of what Apple and Samsung are doing to protect their Graphical User Interfaces.
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The Court decision in United Airlines v. Cooperstock has lessons for persons establishing complaint or protest websites. Cooperstock was found to have infringed United Airlines Trademarks and copyrights.
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