Archived Practice Notices

These practice notices are no longer in effect.

Date Notice
2017-03-01 Email communications of hearing correspondence
2016-11-09 Place of Origin — Paragraph 12(1)(b) of the Trade-marks Act
2015-09-28 Nice Classification
1995-03-15 Amendments to Trademark Applications
1994-02-23 Amendments under Subsection 40(3)
1998-07-15 Certification Marks - Compliance with Paragraph 30(f)
2010-12-22 Colour Claims: Pantone
2003-08-06 Compliance with Paragraph 30(a) of the Trade-marks Act - Pharmaceuticals
1999-09-01 Compliance with Paragraph 30(a) - Containers
1999-09-01 Compliance with Section 4 and Paragraph 30(a) Advertising, Marketing and Promotional Services
1998-07-15 Compliance with Section 30(a) - Beverages - Telecommunication Equipment and Telecommunication Services
1999-03-10 Compliance with Paragraph 30(h) - Marks in a Special Form
1999-04-14 Compliance with Section 30(a) - Programs - Data Transmission Services
1999-04-14 Compliance with Section 30(a) - Training Apparatus
1998-02-04 Declaration of Use - Significant Substantive Reasons
2010-10-26 Descriptiveness and abbreviations, acronyms or initials
1999-09-01 Descriptiveness and Terms Such as .com, .ca, .fr, .uk & .us
2007-08-15 Disclaimers
2009-06-17 Discontinuance of courtesy letters for co-pending confusing trademarks
1999-06-02 Electronic Indices
2003-04-23 Electronic Trademarks Journal
2005-05-19 Entitlement - Confusing Marks
1999-03-10 Extension Fee
2009-06-17 Extension of the deadline for responding to examination reports
2010-01-11 Extensions of Time in Examination
1998-07-15 Extensions of Time to File a Declaration of Use
2000-10-04 Improving Data Quality - Trademark Applications
1984-10-17 Intervention by Third Parties Prior to Advertisement
1982-02-10 Notice - Specific Date of First Use
1998-02-04 Notice of Allowance Reminder
2005-02-16 Paragraph 12(1)(b): "Sounded" Test Applied to Composite Marks Which Include Words That Are the Dominant Feature of the Mark
1991-08-07 Partial Declaration of Use - Goods / Services
1989-07-19 Partnerships
1985-01-02 Partnerships and Joint Ventures
2002-11-06 Practice Notice - Corrections
1999-03-10 Procedures at Time of Filing
2010-10-26 Professional Designations and their initials — Paragraph 12(1)(b) of the Trade-marks Act
2011-12-14 Prohibited marks on the Canadian Trademarks Database
1995-03-15 Proof Sheets Attached to Filing Acknowledgements
2009-05-20 Publishing of Practice Notices
2013-06-14 Requests for Expedited Examination
1993-11-03 Subsection 16(2) Claims - New Administrative Policy
1999-04-14 Telephone & Radio Communication Compliance with Paragraph 30(a)
2000-12-06 Three-dimensional Marks
2012-03-28 Trademark consisting of a sound
1985-01-02 Trademarks Office Requirements with Respect to Section 12(2) Evidence
2010-06-03 Trademarks Practice Notice regarding "persons"
2003-03-19 Vienna Classification Now in Use for Canadian Trademarks
2000-08-16 Paragraph 12 (1)(a) of the Act - Name or Surname
1997-05-21 Agent / Representative for Service Procedures
1995-03-15 Amendments Applied by Trademarks Assignment Section
1987-04-08 Cancellation
2002-04-10 Certificates of Correction
1974-09-18 Certification Marks
1983-12-21 Changes Related to Section 45 Procedures
1983-12-21 Changes Related to Transfers and Amendments
2006-08-09 Compliance with Paragraph 30(a) — Wine and beer
1987-04-08 Declaration of Use
1982-10-27 Disclaimer Practice: Section 34
1977-06-30 Distinguishing Guise
2001-03-07 Entitlement - Confusing Marks
1981-02-04 Errors Requiring Readvertisement and Erratums
1975-07-30 Evidence Required Pursuant to Subsections 30(2) and 31(1) of the Trade-marks Act
1975-03-05 Extensions of Time for Response to Examiners' Reports
1998-07-15 Extensions of Time in Examination
1987-11-11 Extensions of Time Re: Payment of the Registration Fee
1981-09-09 Extensions of Time Re: Section 39(2)
2005-10-26 Limited Partnerships Can Be Entered on the Register of Agents and on the List of Trademark Agents
2003-04-23 Payment of Fees
2000-06-07 Priority Claims - Requirements for Country, Date and Number
1996-08-19 Procedure Before the Trademarks Opposition Board
2007-09-26 Procedure before the Trademarks Opposition Board as of October 1, 2007
2007-06-13 Professional Designations and their initials — Paragraph 12(1)(b) of the Trade-marks Act
2006-02-01 Public Authority Status under Sub-paragraph 9(1)(n)(iii)
2009-10-06 Reformatted and Revised Wares and Services Manual
1982-11-03 Representative for Service
2006-11-08 Review of Statement of Opposition
2005-12-21 Section 45 Proceedings
1996-03-20 Section 45 Proceedings
1995-03-15 Section 45 Proceedings Rules of Practice Effective April 1st, 1995
2007-06-13 Service in Opposition Proceedings
2003-03-09 Vienna Classification
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