Casenet Media Incorporated is located in Acadia University’s Rural Innovation Centre, 4th Floor Patterson Hall, 24 University Avenue, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, B4P 2R6.

Stewart McKelvey 3

In this case, Rob Aske, an intellectual property lawyer with law firm, Stewart McKelvey, needs to think through the advice that he should offer a client. A client has applied in Canada for a trademark that includes a word that is actually descriptive of their products. As part of the trademark registration process, their trademark has been opposed by a large European maker of fashion watches who trademark includes the same word.

Interviewee

Rob Aske

Company

Industry

Business Activity

Stewart McKelvey 

Legal Services

Professional, scientific and technical activities

Headquarters

Halifax, Canada

Size

Medium

Employees

25 to 500

Greater than $25 million

Yearly Revenue

Private Company

Type of Entity

Subject

Business Law

Level of Difficulty

Medium

Enhance trademark law knowledge

Teaching Objectives

Keywords

Innovation

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