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Trademark Examination Report

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You are a social media content creator, and you have a trademark that is associated with your business. You have read Registration of a Trademark and have decided to submit an application to register your trademark. What happens next?

Initial Steps and Subsection 33(1)

Most trademark applications are filed electronically through the Trademark e-filing application. Once they are submitted, the Incoming Correspondence Unit of the Trademark Office (the “Office”) transfers the e-filing application to the Formalities Section, which then assigns the application with a number.

The Office will then provide a filing date if the application meets the filing requirements under subsection 33(1) of the Trademarks Act.