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Trademarks Act

Version of section 29.1 from 2019-06-17 to 2022-11-16:


Marginal note:Destruction of records

 Despite subsection 29(1), the Registrar may destroy

  • (a) an application for the registration of a trademark that is refused and any document relating to the application, at any time after six years after the day on which the application is refused or, if an appeal is taken, on which final judgment in the appeal upholding the refusal is given;

  • (b) an application for the registration of a trademark that is abandoned and any document relating to the application, at any time after six years after the day on which the application is abandoned;

  • (c) a document relating to an expunged registration of a trademark, at any time after six years after the day on which the registration is expunged;

  • (d) a request under paragraph 9(1)(n) and any document relating to it, at any time after six years after

    • (i) the day on which the request is abandoned,

    • (ii) the day on which the request is refused or, if an appeal is taken, on which final judgment in the appeal upholding the refusal is given, or

    • (iii) the day on which a court declares that the badge, crest, emblem or mark in question is invalid or, if an appeal is taken, on which final judgment in the appeal upholding the declaration is given;

  • (e) a document relating to objection proceedings under section 11.13 with respect to a geographical indication that is removed from the list of geographical indications under subsection 11.12(4), at any time after six years after the day on which it is removed; and

  • (f) a document relating to objection proceedings under section 11.13 with respect to which a decision is made that the indication is not a geographical indication, at any time after six years after the day on which the decision is made or, if an appeal is taken, on which final judgment in the appeal upholding the decision is given.

  • 2014, c. 32, s. 28
  • 2014, c. 20, s. 361(E)
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