New Practice before the Canadian Trademarks Office - Effective October 1, 2007, opposition proceedings relating to trademark applications advertised after October 1, 2007 will be governed by a new set of rules the impact of which will be felt primarily on prescribed time limits for filing Counterstatements and evidence, on prescribed time limits granted further to requests for extensions of time, and on time limits for filing evidence where cross-examination (granted pursuant to an order) does not take place.

type Intellectual Property Information Sheet - September 2007 - New Opposition Procedures Effective October 1, 2007