First application of the Canadian parody exception

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United Airlines, Inc v Jeremy Cooperstock (2017) FC 616 (, 23 June 2017
In its decision of 23 June 2017 the Canadian Federal Court confirmed the lack of a parody exception in trade mark law (Trade-Marks Act, RSC 1985, c T-13) and denied the applicability of the parody exception in copyright law (section 29 of the Copyright Act 1985, R.S.C., 1985, c. C-42) on grounds of confusion.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)895–896
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice
Issue number11
Early online date13 Sep 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2017

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