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Trademarks Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. T-13)

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Act current to 2024-06-19 and last amended on 2021-06-28. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Depreciation of goodwill

  •  (1) No person shall use a trademark registered by another person in a manner that is likely to have the effect of depreciating the value of the goodwill attaching thereto.

  • Marginal note:Action

    (2) In any action in respect of a use of a trademark contrary to subsection (1), the court may decline to order the recovery of damages or profits and may permit the defendant to continue to sell goods bearing the trademark that were in the defendant’s possession or under their control at the time notice was given to them that the owner of the registered trademark complained of the use of the trademark.

  • R.S., 1985, c. T-13, s. 22
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 361(E), c. 32, ss. 23, 53

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