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Trademarks Act

Version of section 10 from 2014-12-09 to 2019-06-16:

Marginal note:Further prohibitions

 Where any mark has by ordinary and bona fide commercial usage become recognized in Canada as designating the kind, quality, quantity, destination, value, place of origin or date of production of any goods or services, no person shall adopt it as a trade-mark in association with such goods or services or others of the same general class or use it in a way likely to mislead, nor shall any person so adopt or so use any mark so nearly resembling that mark as to be likely to be mistaken therefor.

  • R.S., 1985, c. T-13, s. 10
  • 2014, c. 32, s. 53

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