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Trademarks Act

Version of section 7 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-08:

Marginal note:Prohibitions

 No person shall

  • (a) make a false or misleading statement tending to discredit the business, wares or services of a competitor;

  • (b) direct public attention to his wares, services or business in such a way as to cause or be likely to cause confusion in Canada, at the time he commenced so to direct attention to them, between his wares, services or business and the wares, services or business of another;

  • (c) pass off other wares or services as and for those ordered or requested;

  • (d) make use, in association with wares or services, of any description that is false in a material respect and likely to mislead the public as to

    • (i) the character, quality, quantity or composition,

    • (ii) the geographical origin, or

    • (iii) the mode of the manufacture, production or performance

    of the wares or services; or

  • (e) do any other act or adopt any other business practice contrary to honest industrial or commercial usage in Canada.

  • R.S., c. T-10, s. 7

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