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Trademark licensee has no standing to complain about infringing domain name

Posted on Feb 6 2019

In Re Penske Truck Leasing Co., LP. and Giurgia, a January 25, 2019, decision of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (“CIRA”), an arbitrator found that a trucking partnership which is a trademark licensee had no standing to file a complaint about an infringing domain name registration. Key facts The complainant, Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P. (“Penske”), is a partnership of truck rental and leasing companies headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States.

Quebec Court Finds Competing Cafeteria Is Not a “Specialit...

Quebec Court Finds Café Vasanti Cafeteria Is Not a Second Cup “Speciality Coffee Shop”
Posted on Nov 8 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Second Cup Ltd. c. 8702934 Canada Inc.

Court Dismisses Franchisee’s Injunction Application Agains...

Posted on Sep 5 2018

Author: Robert Jones, Law Works P.C. Editor: Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Azmoon Trading Inc. v. Caffe Demetre Franchising Corp.

Lender May Enforce Loan Against Franchisee, Despite Pending ...

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Posted on Aug 24 2018

Author: Peter Radulescu, Law Works P.C. Editor:   Ben Hanuka, Law Works P.C. In Royal Bank of Canada v. Everest Group Inc.

Franchise Supplier’s Duty of Care Does Not Extend to Econo...

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Posted on Jun 20 2018

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, was originally published by The Lawyer’s Daily June 15, 2018. Click here to view the published article.

Not All is Hunky Dory with College Hunks Moving Trademark

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Posted on Jan 2 2018

By Ben Hanuka* In Hunky Haulers Inc. v.

Court Boosts Arbitral Agreements

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Posted on Mar 31 2017

This article, written by Ben Hanuka, originally appears in the March 31, 2017, issue of The Lawyers Weekly. Click here to view the full article.

Franchisee Cannot Escape Paying Additional Rent Under Sublea...

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Posted on Mar 27 2017

Author: Gleb Matushansky, Student-at-Law, Law Works P.C.           Editorial Committee: Law Works P.C.

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