Post By: Gregory Pang

August 2, 2016


“Right” to Take the Lane?

Off the usual topic of business law posts, this news article caught my eye (and ire) about a road rage incident in Edmonton this weekend between a motorists and a cyclist: Bashir Mohamed says he was cycling home when…

July 25, 2016


Should I Trademark It?

[Feature image © Sílvia Antunes | - R Registered trademark] One of the most common questions I get from clients is: Should I trademark my name/slogan/logo? With a registered trademark, your rights go beyond…

July 20, 2016


We’re back.. finally!

[Above feature starfield image by Nigel Howe under Creative Commons licence: The "Jedi" font writing are my additions to the image.] It took a while, but yes, the RedFrame Law website is finally up…

March 28, 2012


Chiming in: Sound trademarks now registrable in Canada

[Above feature image by photosteve101 ( under Creative Commons licence:] Effective today, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is finally accepting applications to register sound trademarks. Here's an excerpt of the CIPO practice notice…

November 24, 2011


Trademark and Domain Name Scams

Occasionally, a client forwards me an email that they received from a purportedly Chinese domain or trademark registration authority. Three words: Scam scam scam. Unfortunately, it seems to be becoming more and more common. These…

December 5, 2010


Face-Off Imminent between Facebook and Apple?

[Above feature image by Mark Mauno under Creative Commons licence:] Last week, I blogged about Facebook’s pending trademark registration for the word FACE with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”). An interesting question…