Is it possible to claim priority when filing a trademark application in Canada?

"Claiming priority" refers to a provision under the Paris Convention, an international treaty that enables trademark applicants to benefit from an earlier filing date in other member countries. When you claim priority, the filing date of your initial application in one member country can be used as the effective filing date in another member country, provided the subsequent application is filed within six months of the initial filing.

It is possible to claim priority for trademark registration in Canada if you have filed a trademark application in another Paris Convention member country within the past six months. By claiming priority, your Canadian trademark application will be treated as if it was filed on the same date as your initial application in the other country, giving you an advantage in case of competing applications or potential trademark conflicts.

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