Google decision may increase the use of your .ca domain

Posted by on Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 in Game & App Development, IP & Branding Law, Privacy Law

In a case in the Supreme Court of Canada (watch the video of the decision here) some strategies were suggested for those who are looking to protect their company on the Internet.  In an extension of a matter that began in the BC courts (and previously discussed by us here) the Supreme Court essentially ordered […]

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Infographic of gTLDs (New Domains) in 2015

Posted by on Sunday, March 8th, 2015 in Game & App Development, IP & Branding Law

Those of you who know me have likely heard me speak about domain names to the point where you don’t really want to hear me say much more.  With many of the new gTLD (generic Top Level Domains or the letters after the “dot”) either already running or accepting registrations this is the perfect time […]

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BC Court Orders Google to Delist Advertiser

In the terms of use (which few of us read) Google search it very clearly states that “All claims arising out of or relating to these terms or the Services will be litigated exclusively in the federal or state courts of Santa Clara County, California, USA”. Unfortunately for Google, a recent British Columbia Case reminds […]

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Estate Planning – Covering your Digital Assets

Posted by on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 in Game & App Development, Privacy Law, Wills & Estate Planning

Efficient estate planning ensures that your worldly possessions transfer to your kith and kin in accordance to your wishes…but have you planned for inclusion of your virtual possessions? No longer are we able to pass on a bundle of love letters and pictures written to bridge the gap of miles and time. Similarly, we are […]

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$1.6m later Quebec decides .quebec too expensive

In this recent article the Quebec government decided that it would be too expensive to justify continuing with switching provincial government websites over to the new .quebec registry.  For the uninitiated, there is a massive change happening as I write this as to the types of web domains that can be used. We are generally […]

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5 Questions for your Canadian E-commerce Strategy

Canadian retailers are apparently missing the boat when it comes to attracting online shoppers; at least that seems to be the conclusion from a recent news story.
Citing a study on e-commerce conducted for Google, the study estimates Canadian online consumption is expected to almost double during the 2010 – 2016 period to about $51 billion. The story goes on to report that small and medium sized businesses in Canada have been more reluctant than their peers elsewhere in the world to develop e-commerce strategies.

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