BPC Bulletin: Le Journal de Mourréal Loses Trademark Dispute
In the Superior Court of Quebec, Le Journal de Mourréal — a satirical website — has lost a trademark dispute with Le Journal de Montréal.
Justice Micheline Perrault ordered Le Journal de Mourréal to change its name. She also ordered Jannick Murray-Hall, the satirical website’s creator, to pay $23,500 to Le Journal de Montréal.
Mr. Murray-Hall may appeal.
In the Montreal Gazette, Jesse Feith reports:
Stéphanie Marin of La Presse Canadienne reports:
In Le Journal de Montréal, Michael Nguyen reports:
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