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Update of the Vienna Classification – 7th Edition

Update of the Vienna Classification – 7th Edition

CIPO announced that, effective January 13, 2014 the Office has updated its trade-marks collection according to the amendments implemented by the WIPO through its latest 7th version. The Vienna Classification is an international standard administered by the World Intellectual Property Office to classify the figurative elements of trade-marks. Its structure represents a hierarchical system that will divide […]

CIPO announced that, effective January 13, 2014 the Office has updated its trade-marks collection according to the amendments implemented by the WIPO through its latest 7th version. The Vienna Classification is an international standard administered by the World Intellectual Property Office to classify the figurative elements of trade-marks. Its structure represents a hierarchical system that will divide […]
Actualisation  de la classification de Vienne — 7e Édition

Actualisation de la classification de Vienne — 7e Édition

Depuis le 13 janvier 2014, l’OPIC a actualisé  sa collection de marques de commerce pour prendre en considération des modifications intégrées par l’OMPI dans sa dernière  7e version. La classification de Vienne  est un standard international administré par l’Organisation mondiale de la propriété intellectuelle visant à classifier les éléments figuratifs des marques de commerce. Sa […]

Coming Soon: CIPO announces a new Trade-marks e-Filing process!

Coming Soon: CIPO announces a new Trade-marks e-Filing process!

In the next few weeks, a brand new Trade-marks e-Filing system will be launched. In order to ensure a smooth transition to the new system, please be aware of the following two activities. Registering an Industry Canada Profile As a first-time user of the new e-service, the system will request that you set up an […]

In the next few weeks, a brand new Trade-marks e-Filing system will be launched. In order to ensure a smooth transition to the new system, please be aware of the following two activities. Registering an Industry Canada Profile As a first-time user of the new e-service, the system will request that you set up an […]
Bientôt disponible : L’OPIC modernisera son processus de dépôt des demandes de marque de commerce par voie électronique!

Bientôt disponible : L’OPIC modernisera son processus de dépôt des demandes de marque de commerce par voie électronique!

Dans les prochaines semaines, un nouveau système en ligne pour déposer des demandes de marque de commerce sera lancé. À fin d’assurer une transition sans ennui au nouveau système, nous tenons à vous informer des deux démarches suivantes. Enregistrement du profil d’Industrie Canada Lorsque vous vous connecterez pour la première fois au nouveau service électronique, […]

FIVE TIPS TO IDENTIFY A FAKE

FIVE TIPS TO IDENTIFY A FAKE

1. First look for obvious signs – a strange picture on the package, strange languages for your locale, strange colors, or strange typeface. 2. If the illegitimate product is more sophisticated, however, it can be hard to tell from looking.  The next best way is to consider the price paid.  If the price was atypically […]

1. First look for obvious signs – a strange picture on the package, strange languages for your locale, strange colors, or strange typeface. 2. If the illegitimate product is more sophisticated, however, it can be hard to tell from looking.  The next best way is to consider the price paid.  If the price was atypically […]
CINQ CONSEILS COMMENT  IDENTIFIER UN FAUX

CINQ CONSEILS COMMENT IDENTIFIER UN FAUX

1. Tout d`abord,  recherchez des signes évidents – une image étrange sur le paquet, des langues étranges pour votre localité, des couleurs étranges, ou une police étrange. 2. S`il s`agit d`un produit illégitime plus sophistiqué, il peut pourtant être difficile dе l`identifier en regardant. La suivante meilleure façon est de considérer le prix payé. Si […]

Updates of the patent agreements with Denmark, Japan and Korea from October 1, 2013

Updates of the patent agreements with Denmark, Japan and Korea from October 1, 2013

From October 1st 2013, the pilot programs relating to The Patent Prosecution Highway  (ATDB) of OPIC, implemented together with Denmark, Japan and Korea, have been extended. Pilot programs with Denmark and Korea will be replaced by the ATDB agreements for an indefinite period. The pilot program implemented with Japan will be extended for another three […]

From October 1st 2013, the pilot programs relating to The Patent Prosecution Highway  (ATDB) of OPIC, implemented together with Denmark, Japan and Korea, have been extended. Pilot programs with Denmark and Korea will be replaced by the ATDB agreements for an indefinite period. The pilot program implemented with Japan will be extended for another three […]
Mises à jour aux ententes relatives aux brevets conclues avec le Danemark, le Japon et la Corée débutant le 1er octobre 2013

Mises à jour aux ententes relatives aux brevets conclues avec le Danemark, le Japon et la Corée débutant le 1er octobre 2013

Dès le 1er octobre 2013, les programmes pilotes relatifs à l’Autoroute du Traitement des Demandes de Brevet (ATDB) de l’OPIC mis en œuvre avec le Danemark, le Japon et la Corée ont été prolongés. Les programmes pilotes mis en œuvre avec le Danemark et la Corée seront remplacés par des ententes relatives à l’ATDB, pour une durée indéterminée. Le programme pilote […]

Modernization of the IP Community: Members of the working groups selected

Modernization of the IP Community: Members of the working groups selected

The Modernization of the IP Community initiative aims to review and modernize the way CIPO IP agents and various combinations of agents are working together to meet the needs of the Canadian businesses and innovators. In August 2013, OPIC, the Institute for Intellectual Property of Canada (IPIC), the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) […]

The Modernization of the IP Community initiative aims to review and modernize the way CIPO IP agents and various combinations of agents are working together to meet the needs of the Canadian businesses and innovators. In August 2013, OPIC, the Institute for Intellectual Property of Canada (IPIC), the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) […]
Modernisation de la communauté de la PI : Membres des groupes de travail sélectionnés

Modernisation de la communauté de la PI : Membres des groupes de travail sélectionnés

L’initiative de Modernisation de la Communauté de la Propriété Intellectuelle vise à examiner et à moderniser la façon dont l’OPIC, les agents de la PI et les diverses associations d’agents collaborent pour répondre aux besoins des entreprises et des innovateurs canadiens. En août 2013, l’OPIC, l’Institut de la Propriété Intellectuelle du Canada (IPIC), la Fédération Internationale des Conseils […]

Images of documents prior to 1920 now available in the Canadian Patents Database

Images of documents prior to 1920 now available in the Canadian Patents Database

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced the expansion of its Canadian Patents Database (CPD), in order to include images of patent documents prior to 1920. Persons conducting a priority search will benefit from access to these files. CIPO plans to share data prior to 1920 with other IP offices and to offer all […]

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced the expansion of its Canadian Patents Database (CPD), in order to include images of patent documents prior to 1920. Persons conducting a priority search will benefit from access to these files. CIPO plans to share data prior to 1920 with other IP offices and to offer all […]
Images de documents antérieurs à 1920  maintenant disponibles dans la Base de données sur les brevets canadiens

Images de documents antérieurs à 1920 maintenant disponibles dans la Base de données sur les brevets canadiens

L’Office de la Propriété Intellectuelle du Canada (OPIC) a annoncé l’élargissement de sa Base de données sur les brevets canadiens (BDBC), dans l`objectif d’inclure des images de documents de brevets antérieurs à 1920. Les personnes qui effectuent une recherche d’antériorité vont profiter de l’accès à ces fichiers. L’OPIC prévoit partager les données antérieures à 1920 avec les […]

New Global Patent Prosecution Highway pilot agreement

New Global Patent Prosecution Highway pilot agreement

CIPO is pleased to announce a new Global Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program starting January 6, 2014. The Global PPH agreement includes partnerships with many of CIPO’s current PPH partners with the addition of seven new IP offices: IP Australia, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the Icelandic Patent Office (IPO), the Nordic Patent […]

CIPO is pleased to announce a new Global Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program starting January 6, 2014. The Global PPH agreement includes partnerships with many of CIPO’s current PPH partners with the addition of seven new IP offices: IP Australia, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the Icelandic Patent Office (IPO), the Nordic Patent […]
Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project between the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal

Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project between the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal

A PPH pilot project between CIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal (INPI) will commence on October 7, 2013, for a period of two years, ending on October 6, 2015. The trial period may be extended if necessary to adequately assess the feasibility of the PPH project. The objective of the trial […]

A PPH pilot project between CIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal (INPI) will commence on October 7, 2013, for a period of two years, ending on October 6, 2015. The trial period may be extended if necessary to adequately assess the feasibility of the PPH project. The objective of the trial […]
Canadian PCT Roundtable

Canadian PCT Roundtable

In collaboration with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are pleased to announce roundtable discussions about the Canadian Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on October 28 and 29. This year, representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) and the United States Patent […]

In collaboration with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are pleased to announce roundtable discussions about the Canadian Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on October 28 and 29. This year, representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) and the United States Patent […]