Protecting Your Trademarks and Intellectual Property
The intangible assets of a business (including its trademarks and copyrights) are often as valuable (and sometimes more valuable) than its tangible assets. At Oziel Law, our Intellectual Property (IP) lawyers and Canadian trademark attorneys and agents can help you understand and assert your legal rights to protect the intellectual property of your business.
Our Intellectual Property services include:
Strategic IP Counsel
Oziel Law understands the value of strategically protecting your brand and intellectual property, including through social media and domain name protections.
Intellectual Property and Licensing Agreements
We ensure your intellectual property and confidentiality are protected in your commercial, confidentiality, non-disclosure and licensing agreements.
Comprehensive Trademark Searches and Registrability Opinions
We conduct trademark research to determine if there are confusingly similar trademarks existing not only in the Canadian Intellectual Property’s registered trademark database, but also in the general marketplace.
Application and Registration of Trademarks in Canada
As Canadian trademark attorneys and agents, we will draft compliant trademark applications that correctly identify approved lists of goods and services and dates of use. If necessary, we will prosecute your trademark application encourage acceptance and ultimately, a successful registration. In addition, we can quarterback your international trademark and copyright applications and registrations.
Trademark Oppositions In Canada
We help our clients oppose confusingly similar marks that have been advertised in the Trademarks Journal or defend against trademark oppositions that arise during their trademark applications.
Copyright Registration in Canada
While copyright is automatic in Canada, registration can serve as evidence of such copyright. We help our clients with the copyright registration process.
Management of Patent Application and Registration
We have relationships with affiliated patent agents and can help you manage your patent application, prosecution and registration.