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Trademarks Act

Version of section 49 from 2019-06-17 to 2024-04-01:

Marginal note:Change of purpose

 If a sign or combination of signs is used by a person as a trademark for any of the purposes or in any of the manners mentioned in the definition certification mark or trademark in section 2, no application for the registration of the trademark shall be refused and no registration of the trademark shall be expunged, amended or held invalid merely on the ground that the person or a predecessor in title uses the trademark or has used it for any other of those purposes or in any other of those manners.

  • R.S., 1985, c. T-13, s. 49
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 353

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