What is real
is not external form.”
Why is Canada so different from Europe concerning trademark registrations?
We are currently representing a Swiss chocolatier in order to protect its IP portfolio in Canada.
The Canadian IP Office, unlike Europe, inquires by default if there are other similar trademarks that already registered.
Given the situation, we are developing the appropriate argumentation to succeed in registering our Client’s trademarks.
Some trademarks are protected by their own fame Do you know that kind of trademark which is practically protected by its fame? Generally speaking, for a trademark to benefit from protection it has to be registered (for example, in Switzerland marks are registered with the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property). Like any rule, this ( learn more )
Trademarks are often used by many “good faith” companies, but once a business grows, there is a risk of trademark infringement. Let’s see how such a situation could be avoided. ( learn more )