A lot has been said and written, but let’s make it clear and easy to refer to.  Below you will find a table outlining what are the current and future official filing and registration fees in Canada:

In light of the above, it is worth filing multi-class applications in Canada before June 17, 2019 to avoid additional official filing fees.

Navigating across the numerous significant amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act which will come into force in June next may not be the easiest thing. Our team will be pleased to assist you establishing the most efficient trademark protection strategy for Canada.  Watch out for our next article on official renewal fees and renewal term “Let’s make it clear and simple (Part 2)”.