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20 May 2019
Canada's trademark regime is changing, bringing about dramatic amendments to the law, regulations and practice. These long-awaited changes will have a significant impact on brand owners in terms of both strategy and costs.
Some of the most notable changes include (among other things):
The changes will come into force on 17 June 2019. Brand owners can benefit by taking early action to mitigate risk and save money on their Canadian trademarks.
In order to prepare for the changes, brand owners should:
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