Learn about trademarks
Using trademarks as a business tool.
Learning the basics
Learn how registering a trademark can protect your brand and give you a competitive advantage over other businesses.
Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on Canadian trademarks.
Consult a checklist of IP rights to explore the types that you could exploit and learn how to maintain an IP inventory.
Explore this trademark guide to learn about trademarks and how they can benefit your business.
Learn what intellectual property (IP) is and about the different IP rights you can use to help commercialize your ideas.
Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on IP in Canada.
Other types of trademarks
Learn about the process to request that a geographical indication be entered on Canada's list.
View our roadmap on the process to request that a geographical indication be entered on Canada's list.
Explore and download our roadmap to learn the process through a geographical indication objection proceeding.
Resources for filing
Consult our roadmap to learn about the process to register a Canadian trademark.
View the list of fees to be paid during the trademark registration process.
Search the Canadian Trademarks Database for existing trademark applications and registrations.
Follow this step-by-step to file a new or amended trademark or certification mark application.
Find a registered trademark agent.
Consult the Canadian Trademarks Act.
More information on trademarks
Understand trademark infringement to learn when and how trademark rights can be enforced.
Browse general information on taking your brand abroad, with tips and links to the World Intellectual Property Organization's international trademark system pages.
Explore our roadmap to learn about the process of a section 45 proceeding.
View our roadmap the learn about the process of a Canadian trademark opposition proceeding.
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