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CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI

Registering a domain name in Canada

09.04.2019


We recently finalized the procedure of recovering a domain name, for a fresh chocolate Suisse producer. Every country has its specific legislation and requirements to be complied with in order to achieve the above-mentioned transfer.

Firstly, we helped our client to obtain the respective Canadian domain name from its previous owner. We negotiated with the latter, stage that ended successfully with the recovery of the .ca domain name. The previous owner agreed that the name was more relevant for our client’s business than the purpose he was using it for.

Secondly, we assisted the client in the registration process of the respective domain name that would have conferred him full rights in using it. To make this happen, several specific requirements of the Canadian authorities, related to registrants, had to be accomplished. For instance, the person who wants to register a .ca domain name has to either own a previously registered Canadian trademark – pending trademark registrations are not accepted, or it has to have an open subsidiary in Canada or to hold Canadian citizenship.

A fun fact is that if you are Her Majesty the Queen of England you can obtain the registration by default.

25.06.2020

The similarity between a croissant and a sandwich? The name itself

Lately, we have been working on a new case so that both the commercial name of a croissant and a sandwich can coexist without legal implications. In this sense, we witnessed the negotiation and conclusion of a coexistence agreement for the two brands. Our client, from the Bakery and confectionery industry, received a coexistence agreement ( learn more )

11.06.2020

Infringement outbreak in the online area

Given the current virus outbreak that has taken over most European businesses, our Client’s sales have mostly been directed online. Thus, they recently became aware of a third party that has thoroughly copied not only their website, but also their overall branding image (color schemes, layouts, text positioning, imaging, presentation and even semantics). We are ( learn more )

26.05.2020

Trademark availability search and its risk assessment

We have completed a research for one of our Clients that is activating in the non-alcoholic products trade industry. We have just checked whether there is a possibility to register as a brand the slogan of its new product, as well as the risk represented by using the slogan in the country where the research ( learn more )