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Trademarks Regulations

Version of section 25 from 2021-06-28 to 2024-03-20:


Marginal note:Persons authorized to act

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (4), in any business before the Office of the Registrar of Trademarks, a person may be represented by another person only if that other person is a trademark agent.

  • Marginal note:Cases involving trademark agents

    (2) Subject to subsections (3) and (4), in any business before the Office of the Registrar of Trademarks in respect of which a person has appointed a trademark agent

    • (a) the person must not represent themselves; and

    • (b) no one other than the trademark agent, or an associate trademark agent appointed by that trademark agent, is permitted to represent that person.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (3) A person may represent themselves for the purpose of

    • (a) filing an application for the registration of a trademark, an application for international registration referred to in sections 98 to 100 or a transformation application referred to in section 147;

    • (b) paying a fee;

    • (c) giving notice under section 23;

    • (d) renewing the registration of a trademark under section 46 of the Act; or

    • (e) making a request or providing evidence under section 48 of the Act.

  • Marginal note:Exceptions

    (4) With respect to any business referred to in paragraphs (3)(a) to (e), a person may be represented by another person authorized by them, whether or not that other person is a trademark agent or an individual whose name is included in the Register of Trademark Agents under section 20 of the College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents Regulations.

  • SOR/2021-130, s. 4

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