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.

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Since its establishment in 1649, Fiskars Group has grown to be a leading functional and living products company with a strong brand portfolio, including Fiskars, Iittala, Gerber, Wedgewood and Waterford. Fiskars Group has employees in over 30 countries and is headquartered in Finland. With over 1 billion Orange-handled Scissors sold, Fiskars has grown to be the World’s #1 Scissors Brand. Fiskars promotes achievement and self-expression by focusing on easy to use, innovative tools to make gardening, cooking and crafting more enjoyable. Fiskars Americas is headquartered in Wisconsin. Please visit




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