Can one use the 11-point maple leaf in a trademark in Canada?
Post date: Apr 15, 2015 4:55:24 AM
By Order in Council P.C. 1965-1623 (dated September 2, 1965), any person in Canada may use a design or trademark incorporating the maple leaf that forms part of the flag of Canada on the condition that:
the use of the design or trademark conforms to good taste;
an applicant for the registration of such design or trademark disclaims, in his application, the right to the exclusive use of the maple leaf; and
the owner of such design or trademark will not attempt to prevent anyone else from using the maple leaf.