New Canadian Trade-marks Office Practice Notice Consultation Regarding Assignments and Transfers; Comments due January 20, 2011

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is requesting comments, due January 20, 2011, on a proposed new Practice Notice regarding the required documentation to record assignments, ownership transfers and licenses for copyrights, industrial designs, patents and trade-marks. The proposed Practice Notices sets out two mechanisms for requesting that a copyright, industrial design, patent or trade-mark’s … Continue reading

CIPO consultation on obtaining a filing date on weekends & holidays

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced a consultation on regulatory changes that would result in applicants obtaining a filing date on weekends and holidays. Comments on the proposed changes are due September 14, 2009. Currently, when CIPO’s head office is closed (Saturdays, Sundays and holidays) correspondence, whether submitted electronically or delivered to a … Continue reading


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