By Sukey Omran
The information in this guide has been provided by the Canadian Department of Industry. Please note that this guide does not constitute legal advice and is merely intended to act as an aid if you are considering global expansion.
Where is IP registered?
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) is the agency responsible for registering EU-wide trademarks and designs. The granting of EU patents is administered by the European Patent Office (EPO).
Enforcement is administered on a country-by-country basis. Therefore, you must monitor the marketplace for any unauthorized use of your IP. Enforcement of your IP rights is your responsibility.
You may choose to do the following in protecting your IP rights:
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