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.
Between August and September 2020, we faced a fairly common issue in the world of intellectual property. We have identified a similar trademark to that of one of our clients. The next step was contacting and starting the negotiation procedure with the opposing party in order to waive the protection of one of the classes, ( learn more )
Although many famous slogans enjoy incredible success, many others face the barrier of not being able to be registered. What could be the main reason why a short series of words cannot be registered? What is the definition of a slogan? Before finding out the reasons why certain slogans cannot be registered, we need to ( learn more )
The internet’s boundless borders have paved the way for small businesses to become international. Businesses that operate online also maintain multiple platforms of operation, including a website and social media accounts, and thereby increasing visibility and access to both consumers and potential brand abusers alike. Having brand protection that spans borders and countries is becoming ( learn more )