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Trademarks Act & Commentary, 2019 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: 9780433501190

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Stay on top of Bill C-86 and the latest changes to the world of trademarks

With the proclamation of Bill C-86 on December 13, 2018, the Trade-marks Act is amended such that:

  • a statutory body is now created to regulate IP professionals
  • new grounds of expungement and opposition based on “bad faith” are added
  • certain rights associated with Official Marks are now restricted
  • proof of use is required to enforce trademarks that have been registered for less than three years
  • cost consequences are contemplated against the losing party in proceedings before the Trademarks Opposition Board
  •  leave from the Federal Court of Canada would be required to file new evidence in appeals from decisions of the Trademarks Opposition Board

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

Also Includes

  • 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:

  • Discussion of key amendments to the Trade-marks Act from Bill C-31, in force June 17, 2019 and Bill C-86, proclaimed on December 13, 2018
  • Fully updated Trade-marks Act, as amended by Bill C-86
  • 2018 year in review, noting key developments and recent decisions such as:
    • Hilton Worldwide Holding LLP v Miller Thomson LLP
    • Quality Program Services Inc. v. Canada
    • 1400446 Alberta Ltd v Fogler Rubinoff LLP
    • Dayton Boot Co. Enterprises Ltd. v. Red Cat Ltd
  • Recently revised Trademarks Examination Manual

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
Trademarks Examination Manual
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