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Whether you develop new technology or improve well-known products or processes, you'll want to know more about patents.
This guide provides you with an introduction to patents and patenting procedures. It will help you understand what patents are and get started with your patent application.
This tutorial will help you write your patent application and will give you general information about patents and the patent process in Canada.
Search records for laid-open applications and patents granted since August 1978.
Follow the step-by-step process to file your Canadian patent application.
Submit an international patent application to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
If you have a patent application with one of Canada's PPH partners, you may be able to significantly fast-track your patent application.
Check fees for patent filing, examination, maintenance and other services.
Pay your patent maintenance fees electronically or find out about other payment methods.
Place an order for copies and certified copies of patent documents.
Access a list of patent agents by name or geographic area.
Learn about the role and activities of the Patent Appeal Board.
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