Archived — Entitlement - Confusing Marks

Publication Date: 2001-03-07

The Trademarks Office has reviewed the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Unitel International Inc. v. Registrar of Trademarks (unreported, A-83-99) and has concluded that no changes are required to the current practice with respect to paragraph 37(1)(c) and section 16 of the Trade-marks Act.

Please refer to section III.8 of the Trademarks Examination Manual for the existing office practice relating to section 16 of the Trade-marks Act and the issue of co-pending applications.

Date modified: