Discontinuance of courtesy letters for co–pending confusing trade-marks
June 17, 2009
Effective immediately, the Registrar will no longer issue courtesy letters to applicants informing them of co-pending and confusing applications with a later filing date or priority filing date.
Note: This practice notice is intended to provide guidance on current Trade-marks 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.