Trademark & IP registration


Trademark & IP registration

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Need To Know

What is Intellectual property (IP) in Canada?

Ensuring Intellectual Property Protection

Intellectual property (IP) refers to the legal protection granted to intangible creations such as products, art, literature, inventions, logos, and more. It doesn’t cover just ideas on their own, but rather the tangible expressions or implementations of those ideas that have been legally safeguarded.

Exploring Intellectual Property Types

What are the types of intellectual property in Canada?

Types of intellectual property


Protection for inventions, requiring novelty, usefulness, and non-obviousness. Grants exclusive rights for a limited period.


Automatic protection for creative works, such as writing, art, or music. Can be registered for enhanced enforcement.


A word, symbol, or phrase that distinguishes a product or brand. Exclusive rights are granted upon registration.

Trade Secrets:

Confidential information like algorithms or processes. Not registered, protected through confidentiality measures, and legal action can be taken against unauthorized disclosure.

What is trademark registration in Canada?

Registering your trademark in Canada grants you exclusive rights to use the mark for your products or services throughout the country. It also allows you to prevent others from using similar marks that might confuse you.

What is the Trademark Registration Process in Canada?

Trademarking in Canada involves conducting a thorough search to ensure uniqueness, filing an application with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), and paying applicable fees. The CIPO examines the application for compliance with the Trademarks Act, and upon acceptance, the trademark is published in the Trademarks Journal for public review. If there are no oppositions or they are resolved in your favor, the trademark is registered.

What are the Documents required for intellectual property in Canada?

In Canada, intellectual property protection requires specific documents tailored to each type. Patents demand forms, a detailed invention description, claims, and inventor details. Trademarks involve an application, clear representation, and goods or services specifics. Copyright, not formally registered, relies on detailed ownership records. Industrial designs need an application, design representations, and applicant data. Trade secrets, unregistered, rely on internal measures like NDAs and policies.

Why Choose Our Guidance?

Why take guidance from us?

ACE Associates is an expert in assisting companies with smooth setup or growth procedures. Our skilled company professionals provide a solid foundation that complies with global regulations and guidelines. We take care of the complete intellectual property process so you may concentrate on other important facts of your company.

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