Trade-marks Regulations (SOR/96-195)

Regulations are current to 2017-09-27 and last amended on 2014-04-01. Previous Versions

 A person is eligible to sit for the qualifying examination for trade-mark agents if the person,

  • (a) on the first day of the examination, resides in Canada and

    • (i) has been employed for at least 24 months in the Office of the Registrar of Trade-marks either on the examining staff or as a delegate of the Registrar’s powers under section 38 or 45 of the Act,

    • (ii) has worked in Canada in the area of Canadian trade-mark law and practice, including the preparation and prosecution of applications for the registration of trade-marks, for at least 24 months, or

    • (iii) has worked in the area of trade-mark law and practice, including the preparation and prosecution of applications for the registration of trade-marks, for at least 24 months, at least 12 of which were worked in Canada and the rest of which were worked in another country where the person was registered as a trade-mark agent in good standing with a trade-mark office of that country; and

  • (b) within two months after the day on which the notice referred to in subsection 20(2) was published,

    • (i) notifies the Registrar in writing of their intention to sit for the examination,

    • (ii) pays the fee set out in item 20 of the schedule, and

    • (iii) furnishes the Registrar with evidence establishing that they meet the requirements set out in paragraph (a).

  • SOR/2013-232, s. 2.
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