Catherine Daigle

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Getting Ready for Change – Nice Classification Comes to Canada

In anticipation of the upcoming changes to the Trade-marks Act (the “Act”), now scheduled to take place in 2019, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) is inviting owners of registered trademarks that are due for renewals as of January 2018 to voluntarily categorize the goods and services covered by their registration based on the Nice Classification … Continue reading

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP hosts CIPO Consultations on Trademark Regulations

From June 19 to July 21, 2017, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) held public consultations on proposed amendments to the Trademark Regulations. The amendments, part of the modernization of Canada’s intellectual property framework, follow from changes made to the Trademarks Act to comply with the requirements of the Madrid Protocol, Singapore Treaty, and Nice … Continue reading
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