Litigation

Our litigators recognize that every problem is unique. Our focus is on understanding our clients’ goals and objectives and developing the best strategy for their problems. We have the skills, experience, and specialized knowledge required to represent our clients’ interests in negotiations, mediations, arbitrations and court proceedings.

  1. Case Comment: Trans-High Strikes Again

    Tamara Ramsey provided a case summary for the Bulletin published by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada about a recent case, Trans-High Corporation v. Conscious Consumption Inc., et al, 2016 FC 949, dealing with trade-marks for marijuana paraphernalia and personal liability of business owners who deliberately infringe. A full copy of the case summary is reproduced [...]

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  2. Case Comment: Key Words and Passing Off

    Tamara Ramsey published a case comment in the INTA Bulletin about the case of Vancouver Community College v. Vancouver Career College (Burnaby) Inc., 2017 BCCA 41 in which the Court considered claims for passing off based on both key word advertising and domain names. It is important to note that key words advertising will not constitute passing off unless [...]

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  3. Chitiz Pathak LLP successful at the Court of Appeal on behalf of Estate Trustees seeking a sale of jointly owned properties

    Alastair McNish represented the estate trustees of an estate that jointly owned two income properties with another party. Mr. McNish brought an application on behalf of the estate trustees in the Superior Court of Justice to compel the sale of the properties. The respondent opposed the sale on the basis that the deceased had agreed [...]

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  4. Case Comment: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages

    Tamara Ramsey published a case comment in the INTA Bulletin about the case of Lam v. Chanel S. de. R.L. A copy of the case comment is reproduced below.     CANADA: Federal Court of Appeal Endorses Punitive Damages Contributor: Tamara Ramsey, Chitiz Pathak LLP, Toronto, Canada Verifier: Timothy O. Stevenson, Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonaugh, Ottawa, [...]

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  5. Daniel Chitiz and Alastair McNish: Is Large Scale Marijuana Farming on the Horizon?

    Expanded Marijuana Farming Still Only One of Many Possibilities under Future Regulation   The legalization and regulation of marijuana for recreational use has been in the news since the 2015 federal election.  Since that time, there have been very few clues about what future regulation might look like.  Under the existing Marihuana for Medical Purposes [...]

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Practice Areas

  • Contractual Disputes
  • Shareholder Remedies
  • Trusts & Estates
  • Real Estate and Commercial Tenancies
  • Family
  • Employment