Trademark status


Status (general)

This shows the specific processing stage of a trademark application at the Trademarks Office.

All

The “All” category shows all trademarks on the database that are open to the public, including all active and inactive trademarks that are part of the database.

All active

The “All active” category includes all marks with the following statuses: formalized; searched; default—searched; approved; advertised; proposed opposition; opposed; allowed; default—allowed; refused—appeal in progress; registered and protected, including section 9 marks of the Trade-marks Act for which a public notice has been given; plant variety denominations; geographical indications for wines and spirits that have been entered on the list and for which protection has been sought and not yet entered on the list; and marks of the Royal Canadian Legion, the Canadian General Council of the Boy Scouts Association or the Canadian Council of the Girl Guides Association.

Pending

The “Pending” category includes all marks that have been applied for but are not yet registered. These marks need further processing and may include the following statuses: formalized; searched; default—searched; approved; advertised; proposed opposition; opposed; allowed; default—allowed; refused—appeal in progress; and geographical indications for wines and spirits added to the list or for which protection has been sought and not yet entered on the list for which a public notice was made. The advertised status is in the pending category only if the mark is not a section 9 mark. The approved status is in the pending category only if the trademark is not from legislation of the Canadian Nurses Association, An Act to Incorporate the Canadian General Council of the Boy Scouts Association, An Act to Incorporate the Canadian Council of the Girl Guides Association, or the Royal Canadian Legion.

Registered

The “Registered” category includes marks that are registered; section 9 marks that are advertised; the marks approved under the legislation of the Canadian Nurses Association, the Canadian General Council of the Boy Scouts Association, the Canadian Council of the Girl Guides Association or the Royal Canadian Legion; and geographical indications for wines and spirits have been entered on the list.

All inactive

The “All inactive” category includes marks that are: abandoned under section 36; abandoned under subsection 40(3); refused; expunged; cancelled; withdrawn; abandoned; abandoned voluntary; abandoned under subsection 38(7); surrendered; removed; expunged under subsection 45(3); refused under subsection 38(8).

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