Industrial designs

Industrial design registration provides protection for the original visual features of a product. Learn about and search for industrial designs or apply for registration.


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What is an industrial design?

If you're producing distinctive-looking new products, you'll want to learn about industrial designs and find out about registering your designs.

Guide to industrial designs

This guide explores what industrial designs are, what makes them "registerable," the advantages of registration, and how to go about it.

Canadian Industrial Designs Database

Search the Canadian Industrial Designs Database to find registered designs.

Apply for an industrial design registration

You must file your industrial design registration application within 12 months of publication or you will lose your exclusive rights to the design.

View industrial design fees

Check fees for examination of an application to register, maintenance and other services.

Pay registration maintenance fees

Pay your industrial design registration maintenance fees.

Order industrial design documents

Place an order for copies and certified copies of industrial design documents.

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