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Trademark practice notices

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

The following practice notices are intended to provide guidance on the Canadian Intellectual Property Office practice and interpretation of the Trademarks Act and the Trademarks Regulations. In the event of any inconsistency between a notice and the applicable legislation, the legislation must be followed. The provisions of a practice notice are general guidelines only, are not binding in any particular case and are subject to change.


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Date Notice
2020-01-17 Extensions of time in Examination and to respond to a section 44.1 notice
2019-01-02 Name or Surname — Paragraph 12(1)(a) of the Trademarks Act
2019-06-17 Amendments to trademarks applications requested prior to examination
2019-06-17 Correspondence Procedures
2019-06-17 Electronic Register
2009-04-20 Fee Payment: General Authorization to Charge a Deficiency
2009-04-20 Fee Payment Practice of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office
2019-06-17 List of Trademark Agents
2019-06-17 Licence agreements
2019-06-17 No time limit to respond to correspondence from the Trademarks Office with respect to transfers
2007-08-22 Official Marks pursuant Sub-paragraph 9(1)(n)(iii)
2001-09-24 Official Notice : Payment of Fees
2019-06-17 Priority Claims
2019-06-17 Renewals
2019-06-17 Security Agreements
2019-06-17 Service of Documents on the Registrar of Trademarks
2019-06-17 Transfers and/or Change of Name
2019-06-17 Standard character trademarks
2019-06-17 Extensions of time on force majeure
2019-06-17 Non-traditional Trademarks
2019-06-17 Divisional applications and the merger of registrations
2019-06-17 Identifying an application
2019-06-17 Fee waivers and refunds
2019-06-17 Withdrawal of advertisement of a trademark application
2019-06-17 Correcting obvious errors on a registration
2019-06-17 Describing colour
2019-06-17 "Notification of third party rights"
2019-06-17 Form of evidence in examination
2019-06-17 Removal of bases of registration
2019-06-17 Application fees
2019-06-17 Temporary appointment of agent or associate agent for one communication

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