IP Hub: Learn it - Trademarks

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Your brand tells your customers what they can expect from your goods or services, and it sets you apart from your competitors. Here are some great resources from around the world about trademarks.


  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office – Trademarks
  • CIPO – Demystifying trademarks, trade name, domain name (coming soon)


  • European Union Intellectual Property Office – Trademarks
  • United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office – Trademarks

United States

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office – Trademarks


  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – Trademarks

Other types of trademarks




Here is some information that walks you through the trademark registration process:

  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) – IP roadmap – Your path to trademark registration – text / PDF (89 KB, 1 page)
  • CIPO – Trademarks factsheet – text / PDF (592 KB, 1 page)
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office – Trademark process

Other types of trademarks

Find an expert

Find an expert


Have questions? We are here to help. Here is a list of intellectual property (IP) experts who can provide you resources and information to guide you through the patent application process and advise you on your own IP strategy:

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

IP agents

Other experts

  • Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) – Domain names
    CIRA is a member-based not-for-profit organization, best known for managing the.CA internet domain on behalf of all Canadians, developing and implementing policies that support Canada's internet community and representing the.CA registry internationally.
  • Corporations CanadaTrade names
    Corporations Canada is the country's federal corporate regulator. It administers the laws that allow Canadians to create and maintain a corporation under the federal laws governing corporations in Canada.

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