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Trademarks Act

Version of section 51.04 from 2015-01-01 to 2017-09-20:

Marginal note:Request for assistance

  •  (1) The owner of a registered trade-mark may file with the Minister, in the form and manner specified by the Minister, a request for assistance in pursuing remedies under this Act with respect to goods imported or exported in contravention of section 51.03.

  • Marginal note:Information in request

    (2) The request for assistance shall include the trade-mark owner’s name and address in Canada and any other information that is required by the Minister, including information about the registered trade-mark and the goods for which it is registered.

  • Marginal note:Validity period

    (3) A request for assistance is valid for a period of two years beginning on the day on which it is accepted by the Minister. The Minister may, at the request of the trade-mark owner, extend the period for two years, and may do so more than once.

  • Marginal note:Security

    (4) The Minister may, as a condition of accepting a request for assistance or of extending a request’s period of validity, require that the trade-mark owner furnish security, in an amount and form fixed by the Minister, for the payment of an amount for which the trade-mark owner becomes liable under section 51.09.

  • Marginal note:Update

    (5) The trade-mark owner shall inform the Minister in writing, as soon as practicable, of any changes to

    • (a) the validity of the registered trade-mark that is the subject of the request for assistance;

    • (b) the ownership of the trade-mark; or

    • (c) the goods for which the trade-mark is registered.

  • 2014, c. 32, s. 43

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