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  • Doubtful Cases

    Section 37(3) of the Trademarks Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. T-13 (TMA) requires the Registrar to notify the owner of a registered trademark of the advertisement of a pending application if the Registrar “is in doubt whether the trademark claimed in the application is registrable” over the registered mark. … Read more »

  • Standardization Marks

    What do the words Alice, Cinderella, Donald Duck, Dopey, Dumbo, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Seven Dwarfs and Snow White have in common, besides the fact that they are Disney characters?  Those words are all standardization marks originally protected pursuant to the Unfair Competition Act (193 … Read more »

  • Some Vienna Statistics

    This post takes a brief look at some statistical metrics for CIPO’s Vienna Classifications data. … Read more »

  • A geographical supranational view of CIPO’s data

    This post presents an overview of CIPO’s trademark .xml data from a continental and sub-continental regional standpoint. … Read more »

  • CIPO’s Top 10 Nice Classes

    In a 10 May 2021 email notification, CIPO announced a gradual expansion of its Goods and Services Manual “beginning with the top ten Nice classes filed within the last ten years”.  This post looks at top 10 Nice classes in various ways. … Read more »