Canadian Trade-mark Law


Canadian Trade-mark Services:
Service Description Consulting Fee Government Fee
Preliminary Search Pre-screening “knock-out” search of Canadian Trade-mark Office records to check availability of trade-mark choice and identify possible infringement risks. Free
Trade-mark Application Preparing and filing trade-mark application in accordance with the criteria of the Canadian Trade-marks Office.  Includes drafting a comprehensive description of business products and/or services, claiming Convention Priority date where applicable, and reviewing and reporting upon Approval and Advertisement. $649 $250
Examiner’s Report Reviewing, analyzing and reporting Examiner’s Report, providing the best strategic advice to overcome objections raised by the Examiner.(Fees based on complexity. Flat-fee quote provided upon assessment of Examiner’s Report) $250 – $600
Extension Request Preparing and filing a request to extend the deadline to respond to an Examiner’s Report. Free
File Certified Copy of Foreign Trade-mark Registration Submitting certified copy of foreign trade-mark registration, payment of filing fee. $200 $50
Trade-mark Registration a. Registration based solely on use in Canada: Reporting Notice of Allowance, payment of registration fee, verifying and forwarding registration certificate, docketing for renewal date. $250 $200
b. Registration based solely or partially on proposed use in Canada: Reporting Notice of Allowance, drafting and filing of a Declaration of Use, payment of registration fee, verifying and forwarding registration certificate, docketing for renewal date. $250 $200
Extension Request (Declaration of Use) Preparing and filing a request to extend the deadline to file a Declaration of Use. $250 $125
Trade-mark Renewal Attending to payment of trade-mark renewal fee at 15th-year anniversary of registration date, forwarding renewal certificate, docketing. $300 $350 – $400
Other Services:
Service Description Consulting Fee Government Fee
United States Trade-mark Services Comprehensive management of United States trade-mark application, from filing to registration and beyond. Quote for service provided Various
Official Document Order Ordering certified or uncertified documents from the Canadian or United States Trade-mark Office.

  • Registration Certificate
  • Certified Application
  • Official Correspondence
$150 – $400 Based on document requested
Amendments to Trade-mark Register Requesting an amendment to the Trade-marks Register for existing trade-mark application or registration, forwarding confirmation of change upon receipt.May include:

  • Change of Business Name
  • Change of Address
  • Assignment
$200 $50 – $100 per trade-mark

*Fees exclusive of HST/GST

*Effective May 2015

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