June 17, 2019, remains a memorable date in the history of the Canadian trademark law. On that day, implementations were effected on the trademark laws in Canada. This is after a long time of speculation. The drastic changes have had a major impact on the enforcement and scope of Canadian trademark law. Below are some [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:08:31+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Primary|0 Comments

Who should be the owner of the trademark?

We are going to assume at this moment that you have a brand of your own that you intend to register either in the name of your company or in your name as an individual. Sometimes, business owners cannot decide in whose name they should file their trademark so don’t progress at all.   Before we [...]

By |2019-04-23T20:04:26+00:00April 15th, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

When should I not file a trademark?

When starting out your journey into a trademark registration territory, it is a good thing to consider the question of when you should not file a trademark. The question of when you should not file a trademark may seem like an odd one, but it is very important. Here in this article, we have identified [...]

By |2019-04-23T20:04:16+00:00April 10th, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

What Every Business Owner Should Learn about Trademarks Registration?

One of the highest priorities of small businesses is the issue of intellectual property. A developing business the owner should learn about trademarks registration or intellectual property (counting things like trademarks, copyrights, and patents) is the thing that differentiates continued long-term expansion from new struggling plateaus in growth that could have been prevented. In case [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:29:17+00:00April 3rd, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

Trademarking marijuana and its products in the US and Canada

In Canada and the US, the current belief of business people who are in marijuana business is that it is impossible for them to protect the brands they are known for, or even brand any other related products to cannabis and its by-products. However widespread this belief is, it is inaccurate. The truth is that [...]

By |2019-04-23T20:03:40+00:00March 5th, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

Differences between Canadian and US trademarks

There are many similarities in the application process of the Canadian and US trademarks. There are however some differences that exist between the two. 1. Extra filing fees for goods (products) or services in two or more classes There are 45 distinct classifications of goods and services in the US. In the US, depending on [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:32:12+00:00February 22nd, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

Can you trademark or copyright a color alone?

On its own, colors aren't secured by copyright. Colors, when arranged in painting, for instance, are obtained by copyright, and such copyright is owned by the creator of the work of art. A single trademark color might be secured as a trademark. In numerous nations, for example, Canada, the US, the UK, and EU, it [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:33:54+00:00February 2nd, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

Should I file a trademark now or should delay?

To start with, file a trademark is not necessary. Nevertheless, it is important to do it. You don’t want to lose your brand to someone else, you should trademark it as soon as you realize that your brand is valuable. Creating a unique business name and logo is something that takes time. Therefore, if you [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:34:55+00:00January 22nd, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

Can I buy someone else’s trademark?

Trademark registration can take a long time, and if you have gone through the process before, this won’t be new to you. That means that one has to be patient to be able to see through the registration process. Waiting can be a severe challenge for business people. If you are a seller on Amazon, [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:35:58+00:00January 21st, 2019|Primary|0 Comments

11 Trademark Tips: how should I list products and services in my trademark application?

Filing a trademark application for “everything”, as a “general brand” or to “prevent others from registering a similar trademark”, is impossible. An umbrella trademark that will cover everything under the sun does not exist. If you are an Amazon seller and you don’t have an idea what to sell, you should return to the planning [...]

By |2020-01-23T12:37:06+00:00January 21st, 2019|Primary|0 Comments