Archive for the "Registration" Category

Real Estate Developers Embracing Trademark Protection?

Posted by Larry Munn on November 23rd, 2006

A review of recent Canadian trade-mark filings indicates that some real estate developers in Canada are choosing to protect as trade-marks, not only their company or business names, but also the marks they have chosen for individual developments. Reflecting a more conservative industry, these trade-marks are not as edgy or creative as some of the [...]

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900,000th Mark Registered Under International Trademark System

Posted by Neil Melliship on November 14th, 2006

A recent press release from WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization) heralds the 900,000th registration under the International Trademark System, commonly known as the Madrid Protocol or system. The Madrid system allows an applicant from a signatory country to potentially obtain protection for its mark in up to 77 member countries and the European Union [...]

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