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Trademark Foundations and Lifecycle

Course Code IPIC-101
Course Name Trademark Foundations and Lifecycle
Category Business
Description What is a certified Canadian Trademark Administrator?

A Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator demonstrates the competencies required to assist a trademark agent or lawyer practicing in the field of trademark law. Duties cover a wide range of tasks related to the administration of trademarks such as conducting trademark searches, preparing trademark applications, paying government fees, docketing deadlines, preparing correspondence with the Trademarks Office, drafting letters to clients, assisting with the administration of contentious proceedings.

Gain an understanding of the lifecycle of a trademark, the Trademarks Act, the Trademarks Regulations and the Correspondence Procedures with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
In this first course, you will acquire the basic knowledge expected of a trademark administrator working in the field of trademark law in Canada.

Who should participate?

There are no pre-requisites to enroll in any of the 4 courses. They are primarily intended for trademark assistants, trademark paralegals, and trademark clerks seeking the certification of trademark administrator. The courses will also be of interest to individuals wishing to acquire knowledge of trademark administration.

What is the program format?

The courses are delivered online and are self-paced. The study materials include quizzes (Q&A), as well as practice assignments accompanied by model answers. Students will have access to a trademark agent who will answer questions and provide guidance in "Ask the Expert" format.

There is no time limit to complete the courses which are offered on demand.


Once all 4 courses are completed, you may register and sit for the exam. Once you pass the exam, you may obtain the designation of Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator.

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821 $899.99 Winter 2021 2021-03-16 2021-06-15
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