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So far Anita Mar has created 22 blog entries.

Choosing and Comparing Business Structures

Your business’s legal layout or structure has a bearing on your liability as an owner. The legal framework also influences the tax liabilities, the degree of control the proprietor has, and so on and so forth. Now, the kind of incorporation procedure you will ultimately choose depends invariably on your needs and preferences and to [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:36:13+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

11 Trademark Tips: how should I list products and services in my trademark application?

A trademark application cannot be filed for “everything”, as a “general brand” or to “prevent others from registering a similar trademark”. There is no such thing as an umbrella trademark that will cover everything under the sun. If you are an Amazon seller and don’t know what you are going to sell, you will need [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:40:22+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In Whose Name Should I File My Trademark?

Let’s take a moment and think that you own a brand that you want to register either in your name or that of your company’s. Often individuals get stuck in this dilemma and refrain from the successive steps. Before getting into that, it is essential to get a clear idea of what a trademark is? [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:02:20+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Taking Advantage of the Trademark Classification & the Trademark Class Systems

Introduction Competition for finding newer and prospective markets for promoting a branded product or service is so fiercely intense nowadays that majority of brand promoters or owners are willing to indulge in trickery to an extent. In this respect, if you own a unique product or service and have been marketing it for quite some [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:18:11+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Can I buy someone else’s trademark?

If you’ve done it before, you’ll know that trademark registration can take a long time. A really long time. And nobody likes to wait, especially if you’re an Amazon seller and you needed your trademark yesterday. I’m often asked: can I just buy someone else’s trademark? Why do I have to go through the long [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:27:14+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Preserving High‑Yield Cannabis Strains in Canada is an Evolving Concern and Priority

Environmentally conscious investors, venture capitalists, and entrepreneurs are leaving no stone unturned in cashing in on the market for green cannabis. Towards this end, market players who fund, develop, cultivate and market the weed, and its numerous variants or derivatives should familiarize themselves with the nitty‑gritty of IPS (intellectual property rights) related with such produce. [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:32:57+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Trademark|0 Comments

Trademarking marijuana and its products in the US and Canada

Both in the US and Canada, the current view of business owners and entrepreneurs in the marijuana industry is that they cannot protect the brands they use or brand their existing products related directly or indirectly to cannabis or its by‑products. The belief may present itself as well‑founded, but it is inaccurate! These ‘marijuana marks’ [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:10:30+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Trademark, Uncategorized|0 Comments

IP Portfolio in M&A Transactions

Assessing the Strength of a Trademark Portfolio -  A Helpful Guide Anita Mar, CEO, Trademark Agent. Trademark Angel Inc. Acquiring a trademark portfolio when a business is sold or when two businesses merge is often considered in only one regard - that of trademark protection. This means that the assets of this portfolio often go [...]

By | 2017-12-20T18:19:08+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Understanding the latest changes to Canadian Trademark Law

For several years, Canada continued to be among the select few developed countries that were not a signatory to global accords and agreements that enabled businesses to protect their brands by way of international trademark applications. But eventually, Canada took strategic measures for bringing into line its trademark regulations with international conventions followed by the [...]

By | 2018-03-24T15:44:57+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Trademark, Uncategorized|0 Comments

What I have learned from being a business owner for 6 months

A very warm hello from Anita Mar and Trademark Angel, and best wishes for the holiday season. As many of you may know, Trademark Angel began a mere six months ago. It’s been such a growing experience running my own company, and I wanted to thank you personally for being such an integral part of [...]

By | 2018-04-13T17:04:10+00:00 November 28th, 2017|Trademark, Uncategorized|0 Comments