History and Fundamentals of Canada Trademark Law

Upload Time 2019-01-31  |  Views:2482

A brief overview of the essential trademark basics and the history of trademark law in Canada. Here we kick start the launch of our trademark video series with a look at where our country has been, so you can make the most of where the industry stands now and where it’s headed in the future.


“As a country Canada has existed since 1867. Canadian trademark legislation was first enacted the next year in 1868 under the Trademark and Design Act 1868. With that being said, the very first trademark in Canada was granted in 1866 to The Colonial, a Ci