search trade mark registries to determine whether a trade mark has been registered. They prepare and present applications for trade mark registration and advise their clients on trade mark laws and regulations.
Trade mark agents perform some or all of the following duties:
Advise clients on intellectual property matters and represent clients before the Registrar of Trade-Marks on matters including prosecution of applications for registration of trademarks
Trademark agents advise clients on intellectual property matters.
Advise on the registrability of trademarks, trademark licensing requirements, transfer of intellectual property and protection of existing trademark rights
Trade mark agents research and prepare trade mark applications.
Represent clients at proceedings before the Trade Marks Opposition Board and in related proceedings
May represent clients internationally in consultation with foreign associates and attorneys.