Alberta court dismisses appeal in dispute between two cannabis retailers with similar names

An Alberta court has recently dismissed an appeal by one cannabis retailer who had sought an interim injunction against another retailer with a similar name from continuing to operate under their similar business name. The original application for an interim injunction in 2019 by Urbn Leaf Cannabis Company was against Urban Leaf Inc, another Alberta-based cannabis retailer. The former sought an interlocutory injunction to prevent the latter from using the name Urban Leaf.  Urbn Leaf Cannabis Company operates three locations in Alberta, one in Grande Prairie, one in Slave Lake and one in Valleyview. They registered their trade name on March 13, 2018. Urbn Leaf’s Grand Prairie location is next to Urbn Liquor. Urban Leaf Inc. registered their name on April 18, 2018 and has one location in High Prairie, Alberta.  The first judge dismissed … Continue reading Alberta court dismisses appeal in dispute between two cannabis retailers with similar names