By Hafeez Rupani -- Glenora Distillers International Ltd. filed an application to register the trade mark GLEN BRETON in association with “single malt whisky” in 2000. Since the term “Scotch whisky” is a protected geographical designation in Canada pursuant to Section 11.12 of the Trade-marks Act,1 Glenora is not permitted to call its brand of whisky “Scotch” (…)

Reprinted with permission from the November 2009 edition of the ITMA Review.

type "Does use of the word 'Glen' imply a whisky is Scotch?”, ITMA Review, November 2009