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Trademarks Act & Commentary, 2017 Edition

This trademark law desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the Trademarks Act and Regulations, selected provisions of other governing legislation, suggested forms and other practice-related materials.
Publication Language: English
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780433493549

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This trademark law desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the Trademarks Act and Regulations, selected provisions of other governing legislation, suggested forms and other practice-related materials. The year in review and introductory commentary fully updates you on legislative, jurisprudential and practice developments.

Features and Benefits

  • Introductory commentary – Gain an overview of both the legislative and operative frameworks for trademark practice in Canada
  • Year in review – Discover major recent developments and their implications on trademark practice
  • Full text of key legislation and pertinent materials – Locate all essential trademark information and data with no need to search elsewhere
  • Practice notices – Follow current Trademarks Office Practice Notices and keep abreast of latest changes
  • The Trademarks Examination Manual
  • Relevant sections of the Competition Act
  • Tariff of fees
  • Table of concordance comparing the Trademarks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13 to the Trademarks Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. T-1

New Edition Highlights:

  • Amendments to Trade-marks Act from Bill C-59 (Budget Implementation Act 2015), in force June 23, 2016, regarding privileged communications between agents and clients
  • 2016 year in review, noting key developments and recent decisions such as:
    • Canada's signing of CETA which will impact on provisions relating to geographical indications in the Trade-marks Act
    • MC Imports Inc. v. AFOD Ltd. (2016 FCA 60) regarding s. 12(b) of the Trade-marks Act
    • Michaels v. Michaels Stores Procurement Company, Inc. (2016 FCA 88) regarding confusion in the marketplace caused by a domain name
  • Recently revised and issued Trademarks Office Practice Notices, including the New correspondence procedures with the Trademarks Office
  • Updated Membership of the World Trade Organization

Who Uses This Consolidation?

  • Intellectual property lawyers who need to stay abreast of the latest developments in trademarks
  • Trademark agents/clerks who must have instant access to pertinent legislation and related material for completing trademark applications and processing claims
  • Intellectual property trainees/students who need an overview of trademark law and practice
  • Large business corporations and in-house counsel who need to protect their own trademarks
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada who must have instant access to key legislation and material in delivering current programs and services

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Table of contents

Year in Review
Commentary
Table of Concordance
Trademarks Act
Trademarks Regulations
Suggested Forms
Practice Notices
Examination Manual
Wares and Services Manual: User Guide
Fee Schedule
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Selected Provisions of the Competition Act
Selected Provisions of the Criminal Code
Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act & Regulations
Membership List of the World Trade Organization