Significant amendments to the Trade-marks Act were passed in 2014 and will come into force on 17 June 2019. These amendments aim to modernize Canadian trademark laws and practice, as Canada moves to accede to major international IP treaties, including the Singapore Treaty, the Madrid Protocol, and the Nice Agreement. These amendments will affect how Canadian trademark applications are filed, examined, registered and maintained. Some highlights are discussed here.
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