to "cease-and-desist" with our efforts.
You appear to send out cease-and-desist
letters without regard to the facts.
The mark you make mention of in your
cease-and-desist letter to us is an Official Registered
Trademark of Orillia Against Drunk Driving (OADD) This is not
With regard to the US trade-mark
registrations cited in your correspondence, these are not
enforceable in Canada.
Be advised that it is our position that,
any party legitimately engaged in campaigning against
impaired driving is entitled to make use of the clearly
descriptive words “against drunk driving” and the
MADD does not own a monopoly on those words, but rather is
limited to the boundaries of its Canadian trade-mark
portfolio and by the prohibition set out in section
12(1)(b) of the Canadian Trade-Marks Act.