How do I find trademarks in Canada?
The first step to conducting a trademark search in Canada is to look up your proposed trademark name in the Canadian Trademarks Database, which is available online or in-person at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).
How can I check if a trademark is registered?
Steps to Check for a Trademark Log in to the official website of trademark registration in India: https://ipindiaonline.gov.in. Click on the trademarks tab and then click on public search.
Who is the Registrar of trademarks Canada?
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Introduction. Welcome to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Trademarks e-Filing service. With this online service, you can file a new or amended trademark or certification mark application. Once you have paid your application fee, you will immediately receive your application number.
How do I search trademark names?
Before you apply, you should search the USPTO’s trademark database (Trademark Electronic Search System, or TESS) to see if any trademark has already been registered or applied for that is: Similar to your trademark. Used on related products or for related services, and.
Can I trademark my name?
Trademark law protects names, logos and other “marks” that are used in commerce. But if—like most people—you only use your name for personal purposes, you can’t register it as a trademark. In addition, you can’t trademark your name if it is likely to be confused with other registered trademarks.
What happens if someone trademarks your name?
If the other business has a trademark, the current owner can infringe upon this legal protection by using the same company name. If there is a trademark in place for his or her company and someone else created a new entity with the same name, this owner can pursue a legal claim and contact a lawyer for a legal remedy.
Why do Trademarks not expire?
Unlike patents and copyrights, trademarks do not expire after a set period of time. Trademarks will persist so long as the owner continues to use the trademark. Once the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), grants a registered trademark, the owner must continue to use the trademark in ordinary commerce.