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TRADE-MARKS - Infringement - Confusion and deception - Passing off and unfair competition - Confusion as to wares and services - Remedies - Procedure - Appeals

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 8:30 AM  

Appeal by Wenger S.A., Group III International and Holiday Group from a Federal Court judgment in favour of the respondent, Travelway Group International. The parties to the appeal were companies who sold luggage and bags in Canada depicting trademarks which featured a cross reminiscent of the Swiss flag. The appellants registered and/or licensed the trademark associated with the Swiss Army Knife, using the mark in association with SWISSGEAR brand luggage and bags. The respondent's luggage used the branding, "Swiss Travel Products," with an associated registered mark...