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 here. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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, visit: https://www.ippractice.ca/litigation-statistics/intellectual-property-proceedings-in-federal-court-for-2013/