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Trademark Searches in Canada

Canadian trademark searches come in 3 flavors: basic, better and best, and this is a case where ‘you get what you pay for’. A basic Canadian trademark search is a free direct ‘knock-out’ search of the trademarks register. This basic…

Advanced Trademarks Information

Table of Contents Unusual Features of Canadian Trademark Law No Nice. No Madrid Registration and Use Abroad Deadline for Filing Key Concepts in Canadian Trademarks Confusion Use Association Proposed Use Registrability Entitlement to Register First to Use not First to…

Canadian trademarks from US registrations

US --> Canada If you have a US trademark registration, getting a corresponding Canadian registration is usually remarkable easy and inexpensive. This is because much of Canadian trademark law and practice is very similar to US law. However, there are…

Intermediate Trademark Info: key concepts

Three types of trademarks. In Canada there are 3 types of trademarks: -Ordinary marks. -Certification marks. -Official marks. Most business trademarks are ordinary marks. Strictly speaking there is no such thing as a ‘service mark’ in Canada: trademarks may apply…

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