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Trademarks Act

Version of section 25 from 2019-06-17 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Descriptive certification mark

 A certification mark that is descriptive of the place of origin of goods or services, and not confusing with any registered trademark, is registrable if the applicant is the administrative authority of a country, state, province or municipality that includes or forms part of the area indicated by the certification mark, or is a commercial association that has an office or representative in that area, but the owner of any certification mark registered under this section shall permit its use in association with any goods or services produced or performed in the area of which it is descriptive.

  • R.S., 1985, c. T-13, s. 25
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 336, c. 32, s. 26

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