ARCHIVED — Non-Traditional Marks
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December 30, 2010
Consultation comments received:
- The Canadian Bar Association (PDF - 16 KB - 2 pages)
- Philip Lapin (PDF - 16 KB - 2 pages)
- International Trademark Association (PDF - 14 KB - 3 pages)
Please note that comments are in the language in which they were submitted to CIPO.
Consultation period: October 8, 2010 to November 8, 2010
As part of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's (CIPO) commitment to provide quality and timely intellectual property rights, the Trade-marks Branch is requesting your participation in a consultation on this proposed practice notice. This is intended to clarify the Trade-marks Office practice regarding the registrability of non-traditional marks.
For more details on the suggested changes, your attention is directed to the proposed practice notice entitled:
Any comments you may wish to submit will be reviewed during the consultation period and will be considered prior to being posted on this website. Your comments are appreciated and will add value to the process of finalizing our practice notice. Please note that all comments will be retained online for three (3) months from the date of posting.
For consideration, please provide your comments by November 8th, 2010. They may be sent by email to Stephanie Golden, by fax at 819-953-CIPO (819-953-2476), or by regular mail to the following address:
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
50 Victoria Street,
Place du Portage II
Gatineau, QC K1A 0C9
Attention: Stephanie Golden
Thank you for your participation and interest in this matter.