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Opposition and Expungement Proceeding Info Added to CIPO’s Online Database

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on April 4th, 2008

Following up on an announcement we told you about a few weeks ago, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office has now added information respecting pending trademark opposition and Section 45 (summary expungement) proceedings to its online database. Working with the information over the last several days, our experience has been that it is a little out [...]

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Trademark Statistics: The Year in Review

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on March 14th, 2008

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office released its 2006-7 Annual Report earlier today. The report contains some interesting information: over 45,000 applications were filed in the twelve month period ending March 31, 2007, reflecting a 4% increase over the previous year Canada remains the most common country of applicant origin, with nearly 20,000 applications filed; the [...]

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Canadian Intellectual Property Office News

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on March 6th, 2008

Good news from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office: in an announcement posted to their website yesterday, CIPO advised that it will soon be making information concerning the status of both Section 45 proceedings and Opposition proceedings available online. Currently, CIPO’s database provides limited information to the public respecting Trademark Opposition proceedings, setting out only the [...]

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