Plan for Success – Build an IP Strategy

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has launched a new online learning module to help guide you along the process of building an intellectual property (IP) strategy to align your IP assets and business goals in order to maximize…

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Changes in Trademark Legislation – Canada

On June 19th 2014 the Government of Canada's Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 was given Royal Assent and with it comes amendments to the Trade-marks Act.

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The Trademark Clearinghouse is Working

For information on the Trademark Clearinghouse, please review our prior post on this matter here. The Trademark Clearinghouse has been operating for the past year and has released data which shows that over 500,000 Claims Notices  have been…

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Trademark Clearinghouse is Open

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) has opened a new Trademark Clearinghouse as part of its gTLD program (N.B. see here for our prior posting on gTLD’s). With this service Trademark holders can register their…

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