Content tagged "International"

country of origin (trademark)

- the country where a trademark applicant who has filed an application under Trademark Act Section 44 is a national or the country where the applicant is domiciled, incorporated or organized, or has a bona fide and effective industrial or commercial establishment.

You can have more than one country of origin, but a trademark applicant must be the owner of a valid registration from the applicant’s country of origin to obtain a trademark registration under Section 44(e).

office of origin (trademark)

-the government trademark office in a country that is a member of the Madrid Protocol.

For applicants who file for an extension of protection of an international registration to the United States under Trademark Act Section 66(a), the country of the office of origin is where the applicant is a national, domiciliary, or has a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment.

-- see Madrid Protocol

Enabling global entrepreneurship: Resources

The international landscape for businesses varies greatly from country to country. To make registering and protecting intellectual property easier for startups and established...