Archived — Practice Notice - Certificates of Correction, Publication Date: 2002-04-10

Certificates of Correction

Publication Date: 2002-04-10

Note: This practice notice is intended to provide guidance on current Trademarks Office practice and interpretation of relevant legislation. However, in the event of any inconsistency between this notice and the applicable legislation, the legislation must be followed.


In the past, the Office has issued certificates of correction where a correction was made on a pending or registered mark. After discussions with the profession, it has been agreed that this practice should be discontinued.

Effective immediately, where a correction is made on a pending mark, the Office will issue a letter confirming that the correction has been made together with a copy of a client proof sheet.

Where a correction is made on a registered mark, the Office will issue a letter confirming that the correction has been made together with a copy of the registration page.

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