Trade-marks Act

Version of section 11.16 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-08:

Marginal note:Exception for personal names
  •  (1) Sections 11.14 and 11.15 do not prevent a person from using, in the course of trade, that person’s name or the name of the person’s predecessor-in-title, except where the name is used in such a manner as to mislead the public.

  • Marginal note:Exception for comparative advertising

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), sections 11.14 and 11.15 do not prevent a person from using a protected geographical indication in comparative advertising in respect of a wine or spirit.

  • Marginal note:Exception not applicable to packaging

    (3) Subsection (2) does not apply to comparative advertising on labels or packaging associated with a wine or spirit.

  • 1994, c. 47, s. 192.
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