PATTERNED CONCRETE® the Trademark

PATTERNED CONCRETE® is a Registered Trademark of PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. in both Canada and the United States. U.S. Trademark for PATTERNED CONCRETE® was registered in 1974 and the Canadian Trademark for PATTERNED CONCRETE® was registered in 1981.

Over the past thirty years PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. has established an excellent reputation in both Canada and the United States in association with pouring, laying and forming concrete. The Trademark PATTERNED CONCRETE® has become well-known providing high quality, aesthetically pleasing, and timely concrete for its customers.

One of the downsides to having established such a positive reputation is imitators. Because of the success and reputation of the PATTERNED CONCRETE® Trademarks, competitors have been using the Trademark PATTERNED CONCRETE® to advertise their services and to divert business to themselves. Do not be fooled. Legitimate contractors of PATTERNED CONCRETE® goods and services can be found at www.patternedconcrete.ca/find_a_contractor. We suggest reviewing this list of authorized contractors before retaining the services of a contractor claiming to provide PATTERNED CONCRETE® services.

PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. has been vigilant in enforcing its Trademark PATTERNED CONCRETE® by requesting competitors to immediately stop using the PATTERNED CONCRETE® Trademark, or marks confusingly similar therewith. Many contractors have apologized and merely stopped their use. However, if competitors do not comply, PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. has successfully enforced its Trademark PATTERNED CONCRETE® in the Federal Court of Canada to prevent use by competitors, and granting costs and damages to PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd.

PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. has also successfully worked with search engines and web hosts to have uses of the Trademark PATTERNED CONCRETE® removed from competitors’ sites and listings.

PATTERNED CONCRETE® Industries, Ltd. continues its diligence by searching websites such as Kijiji, EBay, Yahoo, Bing, Homestars, Yellow Pages, Houzz & Google’s Organic, Google AD Words, Google Images and Facebook for potential infringers.

If you notice a company using PATTERNED CONCRETE® other than our authorized contractors, please advise via email at connieg@patternedconcrete.com so that the appropriate action can be taken.

Remember, only authorized dealers are permitted to perform PATTERNED CONCRETE® services.

For a list of infringing contractors,

https://www.ippractice.ca/litigation-statistics/intellectual-property-proceedings-in-federal-court-for-2013/