Archive for the "Registration" Category

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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Canadian Trademark Registrations Expunged

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on February 25th, 2008

Following up on a case we first told you about in March 2007, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal recently delivered its judgement in the case of Cheap Tickets and Travel Inc. v. Inc. Disputes between these parties have been underway for some time. In 2002, Cheap Tickets obtained Canadian trademark registrations for CHEAP TICKETS [...]

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