Registration Alone Does Not Make a Person the Owner of a Trademark
Registration alone does not make a person the owner of a trademark.
Copyright arises automatically simply by the act of creation.
There is no copyright of ideas.
Alice invents a kayak rudder that is virtually identical to one for which Jim has a patent in Canada.Alice did not know of Jim's rudder and did not copy it.Alice should not produce and market her rudder in Canada because she could be liable for patent infringement.