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Trademarks & Trade Names

Introduction

Companies of all sizes use trademarks to distinguish their products and services in the marketplace. There are more than 31 million active registered trademarks in the world today, including more than 500,000 in Canada and 2 million in the U.S. (WIPO, 2017) This guide will help you learn about trademarks and how to conduct a trademark clearance search.

Key Trademark Resources