Monday, July 13, 2015

Update: Amendments to Canada's Trade-Mark Act

A year after becoming law, CIPO has finally announced some real movement towards the implementation of our new Trademark law. Starting this fall, CIPO will be accepting trademark applications filed with their goods and services grouped and classed according to the Nice Classification of goods and services. 

In addition the online search capabilities will be enhanced to give the user the ability to search the database for marks filed within a particular class of goods and services.

Read the official announcement here:Coming soon: the Nice Classification