Trademarks Opposition Board practice notices

These practice notices are intended to provide guidance on the Canadian Intellectual Property Office current practices with respect to trademark opposition proceedings, on the expungement procedure under section 45 of the Trademarks Act and the interpretation of relevant legislation. However, in the event of any inconsistency between this notice and the applicable legislation, the legislation must be followed. The provisions of this practice notice are general guidelines only, are not binding in any particular case and are subject to change.

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