Trademark names have the highest level of protection in Canada. For this reason, before you go ahead and register your Trademark, it’s important to ensure that the Trademark you’ve selected is not already being used. Ontario Business Central can help you do this through a Trademark Name Search.
The first thing you’ll want to ensure is that you can indeed register your Trademark. There are certain things that cannot be registered as Trademarks, including:
If the Trademark fits all of the qualification parameters, your next step will be to determine if it’s available for you to use. By taking the time to do this, you can avoid any potential conflicts with other businesses, and the legal expenses that may result.
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Ontario Business Central Inc. is not a law firm and cannot provide a legal opinion or advice. This information is to assist you in understanding the requirements of registration within the chosen jurisdiction. It is always recommended, when you have legal or accounting questions that you speak to a qualified professional.