Consolidated Intellectual Property Statutes and Regulations with Related Materials 2020 (Print + ProView)

Bradley Freedman; Beverly Moore; Chantal Saunders; Kathleen Lemieux

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Approach intellectual property law more effectively

Edited by: Bradley J. Freedman, Kathleen Lemieux, Beverley S. Moore, and Chantal J. Saunders

Acquire the expertise of one of Canada's most reputable IP firms – all in one compact softcover book that you can consult anywhere. Find the full text of the relevant statutes, schedules, rules, regulations, and orders. Discover where international treaties affect Canadian IP law. Keep pace with the latest developments through annual editions.

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This edition features an updated preface and updated “Year in Review” sections featuring recent case law in Patents, Copyright, Trademarks, and Domain Names.
Additional documents:
  • Industrial Design Office Practice Manual
Updated Acts and Regulations:
  • Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. P-4
  • Copyright Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-42
  • Trademarks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13
  • Trademarks Regulations (1996), SOR/96-195
  • Criminal Code, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-46, Selected Sections
  • Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations, SOR/2017-165
  • Regulations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty, (July 1, 2019)
Updated documents:
  • Trademarks Examination Manual
  • Trademark Practice Notices
    • Security agreements
    • License agreements
    • Electronic register
    • Transfers and change of name
    • Service of documents on the Registrar of Trademarks
    • No time limit to respond to correspondence from the Trademarks Office
    • Priority claims
    • Amendments to trademarks applications requested prior to examination
    • List of Trademark Agents
    • Renewals
    • Correspondence Procedures
    • Standard character trademarks
    • Extensions of time due to force majeure for priority and renewal
    • Non-traditional Trademarks
    • Divisional applications and the merger of registrations
    • Identifying an application
    • Fee waivers and refunds
    • Withdrawal of advertisement of a trademark application
    • Correcting obvious errors on a registration
    • Describing Colour
    • “Notification of Third-Party Rights”
    • Extensions of time in Examination and to respond to a section 44.1 notice
    • Form of Evidence in Examination
    • Removal of Claims of Registration
    • Application fees
    • Temporary Appointment of Agent or Associate Agent for One Communication

  • Trademark Opposition Board Practice Notices
    • Changes Regarding Practice Notices
    • Practice in Objection Proceedings under Section 11.13 of the Trademarks Act
    • Practice in section 45 proceedings
    • Practice in trademark opposition proceedings
    • Electronic evidence in opposition and section 45 proceedings
    • Divisional applications in opposition
    • Opposition to Protocol applications and section 45 cancellation proceedings against Protocol registrations
    • Practice Notice on the Amendment and Deletion of Use, Proposed Use, and Use and Registration Abroad Claims
  • ICANN Policy 3 – Approved Providers for Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy
  • CIRA Policy 2 – General Registration Rules (Version 3.22, updated February 5, 2019)
  • Competition Bureau Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines
  • Contracting Parties to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
  • Contracting Parties to the Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms, and Broad


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Intellectual Property Law


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