Fiskars Orange-Handled Scissors Receive Trademark in Canada
MADISON, Wis. (July 9, 2014) – In the midst of its 365th anniversary year, Fiskars is happy to announce its world famous Orange-Handled Scissors™ received the official trademark registration in Canada last week. The trademark consists of the color orange as applied to scissors handles. The Canadian registration marks the third time the iconic product has received official trademark protection, following the U.S. in 2007 and Finland in 2003.
Fiskars made the world’s first plastic-handled scissors with the development of its Orange-Handled Scissors in 1967 and achieved tremendous success, revolutionizing the way the world thought about scissors and making Fiskars a global household name. Today Fiskars is the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, having sold over 1 billion Orange-Handled Scissors worldwide. The company continues to apply its passion for innovation and design – making everyday products that help consumers create a better life, through joyful moments of achievement and self expression, using tools that amplify their ability.