Sotos LLP is proud to present the winter 2012 edition of In the Know, our quarterly publication written by our lawyers on current franchising news and recent legal developments.
This edition of In the Know includes:
Anti-spam act creates harsh penalties for non-compliance
A new anti-spam law is coming into force soon that will impose harsh penalties for non-compliance. By Stuart Freen.
Can you keep a secret? Individuals and private organizations might just have to, says the Ontario Court of Appeal
A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal expands personal privacy rights. By Christine Jackson.
Trade-mark update: What you need to know about your trade-marks
The Supreme Court of Canada recently explained many of the basic principles of trade-mark protection. By John Yiokaris.
Resolving a dispute? Consider summary judgment
In 2010, judges were granted greater tools to determine a summary judgment motion. The Ontario Court of Appeal Comments. By Andy Seretis.
The need for nuanced employment non-competition covenants
Businesses may want to take a second look at the non-competition agreements which they ask their employees to sign. By Stuart Freen.