Can I Apply ™ Trademark to My Products in Canada?

The TM mark has no legal significance or meaning in Canada. Thus there are no repercussions to using this mark. The ™ mark does not appear in Canadian Trademark Law.

Unofficial meaning of this mark has come to mean unregistered trademarks or in-process trademarks.

Canada’s Trade-marks Act does not include any marking requirements. However, the following symbols are commonly used by trade-mark owners to indicate registration:

  • ® (registered)
  • ™ (trade-mark)
  • SM (service mark)
  • MC (marque de commerce)

What are Canada’s rules on use of Trademark TM? Learn more about the Trademark Law in Canada.

Labels: Canadian Trademark Law, Unregistered Trademark, Trademark Law in Canada

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