Vancouver Trademark

CANADIAN TRADEMARK REGISTRATION LAWyers

Your Brand. Your Identity. Protect It.

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WHY VANCOUVER TRADEMARK

WE ARE LOCAL

Our trademark professionals are located in Vancouver - we are available for in-person consultations.

expertise

Vancouver Trademark has a veteran team of experienced IP lawyers - we have processed hundreds of trademarks in Canada.

honest pricing

All pricing for services is fixed and given up front – there are no surprises.

fast results

All trademark applications are processed in a timely, comprehensive manner - clients can conveniently register their trademark remotely.

How does the trademark process work?

Whether you’re protecting a business name, logo, or slogan, applying for a trademark in Canada is a multiple step process that requires careful attention throughout.

Watch the video below to understand each stage of the Canada trademark registration process.

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It is very important to search for conflicting trademarks prior to filing an application. A failure to conduct a thorough search could result in a waste of time and money.

Vancouver Trademark offers two search choices:

  1. Basic Search – This search is the most elementary of the two and looks for the exact words within one database. This database contains all trademarks registered and pending in Canada.
  2. Comprehensive Search – This search uses a more advanced algorithm which includes a detailed filtered search and common law search, aspects of which are not accessible to the public. This includes looking for names that look and sound similar, searching federal and provincial registries, searching the Internet and domain name directories along with telephone directories.

This process usually lasts for three days, during which the application is given a unique number and submitted into the registry.

The application is examined to ensure it has been properly completed before being sent to the Examiner for a thorough assessment.

The Examiner conducts a thorough review of the application to determine if it qualifies for protection as a registered trademark.

This examination may take over a half a year and result in an Examiner’s Report.

Once our trademark lawyers have addressed any objection or other concerns the Examiner may have to the application, the Examiner will approve the application for publication in the Trademarks Journal.

This Trademarks Journal provides the general public with two months to oppose the trademark, provided they have valid grounds for doing so.

At this stage, an application is allowed if there is no opposition to the trademark.

Once the final fee has been submitted a registration certificate will be sent to the applicant.

Canadian trademarks last 15 years after registration is approved. You can renew it indefinitely.

At Vancouver Trademark, an experienced trademark lawyer will prosecute your file from start to finish, with the goal of successfully registering your trademark in the most cost-effective manner possible.

Choose the perfect plan

The following plans are all-inclusive price packages to register a Canadian Trademark

$1,295

+$250 Gov't filing fee

  • Canadian Trademark Search
  • Comprehensive Trademark Analysis
  • Legal Opinion
  • Lawyer Phone Consultation
  • Final Report
  • Filing Trademark Application
  • Application Drafted by Lawyer
  • Statement of Wares & Services
  • 1 Response to Examiner's Reports
  • Free 2nd Comprehensive Search
  • One Year Monitoring

$1,795

+$250 Gov't filing fee

  • Canadian Trademark Search
  • Comprehensive Trademark Analysis
  • Legal Opinion
  • Lawyer Phone Consultation
  • Final Report
  • Filing Trademark Application
  • Application Drafted by Lawyer
  • Statement of Wares & Services
  • 3 Responses to Examiner's Reports
  • Free 2nd Comprehensive Search
  • One Year Monitoring

$2,795

+$250 Gov't filing fee

  • Canadian Trademark Search
  • Comprehensive Trademark Analysis
  • Legal Opinion
  • Lawyer Phone Consultation
  • Final Report
  • Filing Trademark Application
  • Application Drafted by Lawyer
  • Statement of Wares & Services
  • 6 Responses to Examiner's Reports
  • Free 2nd Comprehensive Search
  • Two Years Monitoring

frequently asked questions

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What is a comprehensive trademark search?

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What you CAN register as a trademark in Canada

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What you CAN NOT register as a trademark in Canada

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What is the Nice Classification System?

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What is the Examination Period of the trademark process?

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How long does it take to register a trademark in Canada?

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