Get professional help to strategize, conduct a search, and file your trademark application.
$1,440 for Basic — $1,920 for Complex
Trademarks protect the logos, designs, packaging, etc. that distinguish your brand from your competitors. Good Lawyers can ensure a quick, accurate filing that will protect your brand for years to come.
Weak or incomplete applications are likely to be rejected, allowing competitors to get their own trademarks in place before you.
The easy way.
A good lawyer can navigate the complicated application process much easier than someone who has never done it before.
Maximize your brand.
With trademark protection, your brand has a lot more value and can even be licensed or franchised for more profit.
This bundle covers the entire process of getting your Trademark filed. Start with a strategic session, followed by a comprehensive search and report, and finish with your lawyer preparing and filing your trademark application with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
1. Trademark Strategy Session
(À La Carte: $216)
Have a good lawyer help you come up with the best trademark strategy for you and your business.
2. Comprehensive Search and Report
(À La Carte: $480 Basic — $720 Complex)
Your lawyer will search previous trademarks, determine how many classes of goods and services you associate with, and provide a report on the registrability of your trademark.
3. Trademark Application
(À La Carte: $1,200 Basic — $1,560 Complex)
Your lawyer will prepare and file the application with the CIPO. Their years of experience will help your chances of a successful application.
*The full Solution saves you up to $576 vs À La Carte pricing. The complexity of your Trademark is determined by how many classes of goods and services it is associated with (Basic has 2 or less, Complex has 3 or more). To learn more about the different categories, download the info sheet below.
There's no easier way to apply for a Trademark than with the help of an experienced lawyer. Build your business by protecting your brand, today!
A Basic Canadian Trademark Solution is applicable to trademarks associated with 2 or less classes of goods and services (as defined by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office).
A Complex Canadian Trademark Solution is applicable to trademarks associated with 3 or more classes of goods and services.
To learn more about the different classes of goods and services, access the Canadian Trademark Solution Info Sheet located above the FAQ.
Yes, absolutely. You can use the Goodlawyer platform to send messages and files. If substantially more communication is needed, your lawyer may request another call.
The government’s best guess is that it will take around 18 - 24 months. This depends on a lot of factors and you might get lucky and have a fully registered trademark in one year. The good news is that the day that an application is filed is noted by the office and there is retroactive protection provided in case something related to the Trademark happens before it is officially registered.
Competitors can oppose an application if they believe they own the trademark rather than you. In this case, both parties will have to file additional paperwork. The Good Lawyer that helped you file your initial application will be able to help you again if your application is opposed, but this will have additional costs.
Quite simply, there is nothing you can do other than modify your Application and try again. Generally, when an application is rejected, CIPO will provide some clarity as to why it was rejected and how it could be improved for a successful Application. Unfortunately, Goodlawyer makes no guarantees that your Application will be successful.
It is possible to register your own trademark, although it is an extremely complex Application and can be a very time consuming process. The main reason people tend to hire lawyers to register trademarks is that lawyers have experience and can work faster and more effectively than someone who is new to intellectual property. They also know things to look for that might give your application a better or worse chance of getting rejected.
Generally, no, you don’t need a local lawyer to file a Trademark Registration. Trademarks are protected at the federal level and there are no significant differences between the provinces. Most of Canada’s intellectual property lawyers are based in Toronto, so you will most likely be matched with lawyers based in Toronto.
Trademarks are complicated. Our blog post can make sure that your registration is rock solid. Be sure to check out the 7 Don'ts to Apply to ensure a definite approval.
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