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The types of new or improved innovations that can, and should, be protected by patents.
Canadian patents search
Search for laid-open applications and patents granted since August 1978 via the Canadian Patent Database.
Filing a Canadian patent application
The step-by-step process when filing your patent application.
Filing an international patent application
How to use Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) e-filing service.
Fast-tracking your patent application
Using one of Canada's Patent Prosecution Highway partners to speed up your patent application.
Fees for patent filing, examination, maintenance and other services.
Patent maintenance fees
Paying your patent maintenance fees electronically or by other payment methods.
Ordering patent documents
Placing an order for copies or certified copies of patent documents.
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The role and activities of the Patent Appeal Board.
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