Date de parutionMars 2024
Nombre de pages638
Code de produit


Trademarks Act & Commentary, 2024 Edition

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The 2024 Edition of this trademark law desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the up-to-date Trademarks Act and Regulations, selected provisions of other governing legislation and other practice-related materials. The year in review and introductory commentary, prepared by Sanjukta Tole, fully update you on legislative, jurisprudential and practice developments.

Features and Benefits

  • Introductory commentary – Gain an overview of both the legislative and operative frameworks for trademark practice in Canada
  • Year in review – Discover major recent developments and their implications on trademark practice
  • Full text of key legislation and pertinent materials – Locate all essential trademark information and data with no need to search elsewhere
  • Practice notices – Follow current Trademarks Office and Trademarks Opposition Board Practice Notices and keep abreast of latest changes

Also Includes

  • The Trademarks Examination Manual
  • Madrid Examination and Procedures Manual
  • Full text of the Olympic and Paralympic Marks Act
  • Full text of the College of Patents and Trademark Agents Act
  • Relevant sections of the Competition Act and Criminal Code
  • Tariff of fees
  • Table of concordance comparing the Trademarks Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. T-13 to the Trademarks Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. T-1

New Edition Highlights

  • The 2024 Edition incorporates a new Practice Notice on the certification of applications for international registration, as well as updated Practice Notices regarding trademark applications in opposition and appeals of the registrar’s decisions
  • The 2023 Year In Review notes key developments and recent decisions pertaining to:
    • Depreciation of goodwill
    • Injunctions against third parties
    • Applications in opposition
    • The impact of transfers in section 45 proceedings

Who Uses This Consolidation?

  • Intellectual property lawyers who need to stay abreast of the latest developments in trademarks
  • Trademark agents/clerks who must have instant access to pertinent legislation and related material for completing trademark applications and processing claims
  • Intellectual property trainees/students who need an overview of trademark law and practice
  • Large business corporations and in-house counsel who need to protect their own trademarks
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada who must have instant access to key legislation and material in delivering current programs and services


The Honourable Roger T. Hughes, K.C., B.Sc., LL.B., was a Judge of the Federal Court and ex officio member of the Federal Court of Appeal from 2005 until his retirement in September 2016. Justice Hughes was formerly a partner of the law firm Sim, Hughes, Ashton & McKay LLP. He was designated as a Certified Specialist in intellectual property law and civil litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Justice Hughes is an author of several texts in the litigation and intellectual property fields, including: Federal Courts of Canada Service, Second Edition; Canadian Federal Courts Practice; Hughes & Woodley on Patents, Second Edition; Hughes on Trade Marks, Second Edition; Hughes on Copyright and Industrial Design, Second Edition; Patent Legislation & Commentary (annual edition); Trademarks Act & Commentary (annual edition); Copyright Legislation & Commentary (annual edition); Canadian Forms & Precedents – Intellectual Property; and Canadian Forms & Precedents – Licensing. He has also been a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Trademarks, Passing Off and Unfair Competition; Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Patents, Trade Secrets and Industrial Designs; and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Copyright. He has published numerous papers and is a frequent speaker on diverse topics, including court practice and procedure and intellectual property. As counsel, Justice Hughes has appeared in all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada in many cases, mostly dealing with intellectual property.

Sanjukta Tole, B.Sc. (Hons.), LL.B., is a partner of Dickinson Wright LLP. She advises a variety of clients, from SMEs to Fortune 500 companies, on all facets of brand management. She is highly experienced in the Canadian trademark prosecution process, including the management on international intellectual property portfolios. She also provides strategic guidance in enforcing her clients’ intellectual property rights with a focus on domain name and Internet-related disputes, expungement proceedings and trademark infringement actions. On commercial transactions, Sanjukta advises on licensing agreements, IP due diligence, co-existence arrangements and technology / privacy contracts.

An active member within the International Trademark Association (“INTA”), the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (“IPIC”) and MARQUES, she has served on several committees over the years. She is also a co-author of Hughes on Trade Marks, Second Edition and contributes to Intellectual Property/Commercial Transactions, Canadian Forms and Precedents – Trade Marks and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Trademarks, Passing Off and Unfair Competition. She was appointed to the Board of Examiners for the recently established College of Patent and Trademark Agents.