Smart & Biggar is pleased to share that several members of our Trademarks team will be attending the 144th International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting, live and in-person after a two-year hiatus and virtual meetings.
Our INTA team of trademark lawyers and agents are looking forward to reconnecting with colleagues and clients from around the world, as they gather together in Washington, DC to attend the INTA Annual Meeting Live+ from April 30 – May 4, 2022.
Not attending INTA? Check out our trademark resources below on recent developments in Canadian Trademarks & Brand Protection.
Trademarks Webinar Series.
Trademarks between Friends: Key differences in Canadian and U.S. Trademarks practice
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Christian Bolduc & Graham Hood
Canadian Brand Protection, eh?: Enforcing Trademarks in Canada from oppositions to litigation
Thursday, June 23, 2022
Mark Evans & Ekaterina Tsimberis
In this webinar, we will explore recent developments 'north of the border' as well as effective strategies and best practices for successful trademark protection in Canada.
Distinctly Canadian: Unique aspects of Trademark prosecution in Canada
Thursday, July 14, 2022
Kwan T. Loh & Tierney GB Deluzio
In this webinar, we will explore Canada-specific issues that brand owners should keep in mind when looking to protect their trademarks in Canada. For example, use is not required to obtain a Canadian registration and CIPO examiners can reject an application on the basis that the mark lacks distinctiveness.
Insights and Recent Articles.
Generative art NFTs - what brand owners need to know about copyright protection
Bill 96 Update: Amendments to the Charter of the French language
Place names not registrable trademarks in Canada: New case maps out old territory
Connect with us at INTA.
Connect with us next week during the conference for valuable tips and strategies to navigate the trademark landscape in Canada.