In this case, Bodum started an action against Trudeau for infringement of two Industrial Designs (IDs) relating to double wall glasses. Bodum also claimed violations of paragraph 7(b) of the Trade-Marks Act, and raised allegations of unfair competition; however withdrew this argument during trial. Trudeau denied the allegations and counterclaimed for invalidity of the IDs.

type Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin - Week of November 26, 2012