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About Brands Under Attack – Newsletter May 2020

During the current public health crisis, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) remains open for business as usual. When CIPO receives a designation, it issues a courtesy letter to the World Intellectual Property Office (“WIPO”) representative that further correspondence regarding the Protocol application will be directly with the applicant or the appointed Canadian agent. Unlike in other jurisdictions, a Protocol Applicant without Canadian agent, will receive and CIPO will send to WIPO only a limited set of correspondence.
August 6, 2020