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VOL. 77 PART 3 MAY 2019
“Nestlé has lost its bid to register the shape of its four-finger Kit Kat as a
trademark. The judge began deliberating on the dispute in 2014—but had a
break to allow judges in Europe to consider legal issues.”—From the Daily
Mail (of all things).
Former Attorney General and later the 33rd premier of British Columbia
Ujjal Dosanjh, P.C., Q.C., was “On the Front Cover” at (2002) 60 Advocate
181. He was later a Liberal Member of Parliament from 2004 to 2011 and for
a time the Minister of Health. His memoir, Journey after Midnight: India,
Canada and the Road Beyond (Figure 1 Publishing), was published in 2016.
Kurt Sandstrom, Q.C., Peter Juk, Q.C., Richard Fyfe, Q.C., and Taryn A.
Walsh were all appointed members of the Justice and Public Safety Council.
Mr. Fyfe was appointed chair.
Pawanjit Singh Joshi was appointed as a member of the British Columbia
Farm Industry Review Board for a term ending July 31, 2021. The board is
responsible for hearing complaints from persons aggrieved by odour, noise,
dust or other disturbances arising from agriculture and certain aquaculture
operations. It also hears appeals about certain animal custody and related
cost decisions of the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. In
addition, it is responsible for the general supervision of B.C.’s agricultural
commodity boards and for hearing appeals from any person aggrieved or
dissatisfied by an order, decision or determination of a marketing board or
Kamloops lawyer and bencher Michelle D. Stanford, Q.C., was reappointed
to the Thompson Rivers University board for a term ending July 31, 2021.
From our imperfect word sequence department: “Our accounts have been
independently examined this year by Maureen Lamburn FCA, following
John Thornton’s retirement for which we are most grateful.”—A statement
on the website of the Harpenden branch of the Royal Society for the Protection
In 1946, Gretta Wong Grant was called to the bar in Ontario. She was the
first woman of Chinese heritage to become a lawyer in this country. Ms.
Wong was the subject of a fascinating article by Constance Backhouse in
(1996) 15 Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice 3. She was assistant city
solicitor in London for a time and later practised with her husband, Alan
Grant, until his death in 1967. She also became a force in the legal aid com-