Trade-marks Act

Version of section 25 from 2002-12-31 to 2014-12-08:

Marginal note:Descriptive certification mark

 A certification mark descriptive of the place of origin of wares or services, and not confusing with any registered trade-mark, is registrable if the applicant is the administrative authority of a country, state, province or municipality including or forming part of the area indicated by the mark, or is a commercial association having an office or representative in that area, but the owner of any mark registered under this section shall permit the use of the mark in association with any wares or services produced or performed in the area of which the mark is descriptive.

  • R.S., c. T-10, s. 25.
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