Trademark Agents

(NOC 4211)


You must have a high school diploma. To be a trademark agent, you must finish two years' in-house training and an examination conducted jointly by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Registrar of Trade Marks, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, or complete one of the preceding requirements and be a lawyer entitled to practise in Canada. You must also register with the federal Trade-Marks Office. Most recent entrants have a trade / vocational certificate or community college diploma, and almost 2 in 5 have an undergraduate university degree.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Communication skills
Client / customer needs assessment
Research skills

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Keyboarding / Computer-related courses
Social Studies (Law)

Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

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Paralegal Certificate; Online
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Legal Assistant Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022