MLS Legal also offers trademark services. We take care of all steps leading up to the registration of a trademark, and can assist you with any litigation or contract relating to trademarks.

We have access to a vast network of foreign associates to serve your trademark protection needs internationally.

Our trademark services include :

  • Smart management of your trademarks portfolio in Canada and internationally
  • Availability searches and opinions
  • Filing of applications for registration of trademarks and administrative procedures, including responses to oppositions and evidence of distinctive character
  • Due diligence review of trademark portfolios and related agreements
  • Compliance with the Nice International Classification
  • Expungement proceedings (s. 45 notices)
  • Opposition to the registration of third-party trademarks
  • Appeal or judicial review of any decision of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
  • Assignment and trademark licenses, franchise agreements
  • Litigation related to trademarks and unfair competition
  • Supervision of international litigation for Canadian clients

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