Trademark Registration in Canada


The ownership of a trademark is not automatically granted merely by using it. Generally speaking, only by going through the legal process of registration can you ensure rights to your trademark.

Registering a trademark is not always a simple matter of submitting an application. Many jurisdictions do not make information readily available to the public and some do not provide reliable data online. Researching similarities to your trademark can be a complex task. will process your trademark registration in Canada through the following steps:

Step 2 Trademark Registration Request

With a legally registered trademark, you gain several benefits:

  • Potential copycats are deterred from infringing on your brand
  • The ability of other brands to claim that you are infringing on their trademark is severely diminished

Our licensed Trademark Attorneys in Canada will handle your trademark request, check all formalities, and then file with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). You will receive confirmation of filing and a copy of the filing request. We will contact you immediately if any subsequent office actions require additional information, or if there are any opposition in Canada against your application.

After the formal examination at the CIPO the trademark will be published for opposition to allow third parties to oppose if they believe that the mark infringes on their brands. The opposition period in Canada is 2 months after publication. You will receive status updates as soon as your mark is published, and any actions the CIPO will take if oppositions are received.

If no oppositions arise and your trademark is formally approved, you can expect registration within 14 to 20 months.

Pricing Table

CA Trademark Registration Prices Prices are in U.S Dollars

Classes Word Only Design Only or Combined Word and Design
Step 1 Trademark
Comprehensive Study
First Class $88.00 $164.00
Each Additional Class $88.00 $164.00
Step 2 Trademark
Registration Request
First Class $749.00 $749.00
Each Additional Class $192.00 $192.00
Step 3 Trademark
Certificate Request
First Class Free Free
Each Additional Class Free Free


Prices include all official and professional fees. Prices do not include legal defenses in case of oppositions or objections

Timeframe of the trademark registration process is only an estimate and it may vary considerably if any objections and/or oppositions are presented, or other events occur during the trademark registration process.