Category Archives: Trademarks

Why You Should Protect Your Trademarks Sooner Rather Than Later

Here listed the several reasons it is important to obtain a registered trademark sooner rather

Why More Canadian Companies Are Filing Trademarks in China: Part 2

IP protection important in relations between Canada and China and other countries. Now We discuss

Why More Canadian Companies Are Filing Trademarks in China: Part 1

China's untapped market has long been a promising target for businesses. The number of Canadians

Who Owns the Trademark Rights When a Partnership Separates?

This question was central to the case, Corey Bessner Consulting Inc. v. Core Consultants Realty.

When is Use actually Use?

You might think that the term "use" is simple and straight forward, especially considering that

What’s in a Name?

We've all heard this old adage originally coined by Shakespeare. And let's face it, despite

What You Can And Cannot Register As Trademark

The trademark law in Canada is in place to provide protection to marks under the

What Does The Law On Trademark Say About Fonts And Typefaces?

The rights that you have and the obligations you owe to the license provider is

Using Your Competitor’s IP to Enhance Your SEO

Using your competitor's IP (such as brand name or slogan) to enhance your SEO is

Understanding Trademark Infringement in Canada: Part 3

Under Canada's Trademark Act, there are several routes of action that can occur if a

Understanding Trademark Infringement in Canada: Part 2

Trademark infringement involves consumer confusion about the origin of goods or services due to similarities

Understanding Trademark Infringement in Canada: Part 1

In Canada, trademark protection exists under common law and legislation. Trademarks provide protection across Canada.

Understanding China’s New Trademark Law: Part 2

The new law offers protection for foreign brand owners, and this creates a more trusted

Understanding Canada’s New Trademark Law: Part 2

Trademark trolls seek trademark protection for the purpose of selling a trademark to a rightfully

Understanding Canada’s New Trademark Law: Part 1

Canada's new trademark law was updated in 2019 to align with other country's and international

Trademarks in Canada May Never be the Same

With Bill C-31, the Economic Action Plan Act 2014, receiving Royal Assent, we can expect

Trademarks – Differences Between Canada and United States

Canada and the United States each have their own trademark registers and set of trademark

Top Question About Trademarks in Canada, Answered: Part 2

We outlined the common questions about the basics of filing for a trademark in Canada.

Top Question About Trademarks in Canada, Answered: Part 1

Within the past month, there have been a lot of questions surrounding Canada's new trademark

5 Tips to Protect your Business’s Intellectual Property Rights

Keep these tips in mind while devising a comprehensive IP protection strategy for your business

3 Reasons to Register Your Canadian Business Trademark

This article will discuss the trademark privileges that are provided by Canadian law through registering

There is No Such Thing as a Generic Trademark

When it comes to trademarks, it is not possible to maintain a trademark registration for

The Importance Of Policing Your Trademark

So you've gone through the registration process and have come out with a trademark registration,

Should I Protect My Trademark Globally?

Many businesses fail to understand the significance of registering their trademarks.

Selling Your Software? Here Are 6 Tips To Protect Your IP

Computer software can also be protected in Canada using contracts. A trademark consists of one

Steps for Policing Trademark Rights During a Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way the Canadian market functions. Here are some steps

Patents and Trademarks and Copyright, oh my!

When it comes to your intellectual property, there are many terms that are used to

Patent Ideas That Changed The World

If you are some one who wants to patent something that you have been working

Marking a Trademark

Trademark marking requirements are different for different countries. In Canada, there is no requirement to

Licensing a Trademark

If you have a trademark, you can license it to others. A license agreements permits