- Release of revised Chapter 14 of the MOPOP: Unity of Invention
[2013-11-20] message to announce revised chapter 14, MOPOP unity of invention
- Modernizing the IP Community: Working Groups Members Selected
[2013-11-04] Modernizing IP Community initiative: working group members
- CIPO launches new patent agreement with Portugal
[2013-10-07] A message to announce the new PPH agreement with Portugal.
- Updates to Denmark, Japan and Korea patent agreements begin October 1, 2013
[2013-10-01] Message to announce extension of Denmark, Japan and Korea PPHs' extended.
- CIPO's Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement with China began September 1, 2013
[2013-09-03] Message to announce new Patent Prosecution Highway Agreement with China effective September 1, 2013
- Modernizing the IP Community: Call for Volunteers
[2013-08-23] CIPO invites volunteers from the IP community to join project working groups.
- Adoption of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Mottainai Guidelines for all CIPO's PPH Agreements
[2013-07-29] Message to announce the adoption of Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Mottainai Guidelines for all CIPO’s PPH Agreements.
- Patent examination status request
[2013-07-17] Effective immediately, the Patent Office will no longer respond to applicant or agent letters (including pending requests) inquiring when a particular application will be examined.
- CIPO Business Strategy 2013
[2013-06-18] The annual update of the CIPO Business Strategy 2012-2017
- Celebrate World Industrial Design Day: June 29, 2013
[2013-06-17] World Industrial Design Day is an annual celebration recognizing the industrial design profession. This year’s theme is Open 24 Hours.
- Patent Notice: Examination Practice Respecting Medical Uses
[2013-06-10] The Commissioner of Patents has approved practice guidance for the examination of patent applications featuring medical use claims following the March 2013 release of the Patent Notice on Practice Guidance Following the Amazon FCA Decision.
- Patent agreements between China and Canada IP offices will help Canadian innovators
[2013-05-31] Sylvain Laporte, CEO of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), and Tian Lipu, Commissioner of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of the People’s Republic of China, met today in Ottawa to discuss issues of mutual interest to both offices, particularly in the area of patents.
- April 26 is World Intellectual Property Day
[2013-04-17] April 26, 2013 marks World Intellectual Property Day, an annual celebration linking intellectual property (IP) and creativity around the globe. This year’s theme is Creativity: the next generation.
- Elimination of Deposit Account Replenishment by Credit Card takes effect April 1, 2013
[2013-04-01] Message reminder about the elimination of Deposit Account Replenishment by Credit Card takes effect April 1, 2013.
- Annual Report 2011-2012
[2013-03-18] CIPO’s 2011-2012 annual report was tabled in the House of Commons
- Patent Notice: Practice Guidance Following the Amazon FCA Decision
[2013-03-08] Notice of practice guidance following the Amazon FCA decision.
- 2011-12 Annual Report on the Patent Prosecution Highway Program
[2013-03-04] The annual report on CIPO's Patent Prosecution Highway Program is now available online. The report is an account of the program's performance, including a statistical representation and analysis of collected data for the time period from April 1, 2011 to March 31, 2012.
- Launch of CIPO's Online Banking System
[2013-02-02] Article about the launch of CIPO's online banking system.
- New PCT-Patent Prosecution Highway (PCT-PPH) pilot project between CIPO and the USPTO and continuation of the CIPO PCT-PPH pilot (CIPO ISA/IPEA)
[2013-01-31] On January 31, 2013, CIPO will commence a PCT-PPH pilot agreement with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to run for a period of two years, ending January 30, 2015.
- Patent Examination Technical Seminars
[2013-01-29] The Patent Branch would like to invite clients, scientists and inventors to present the technical aspects of their field of expertise to Patent Examiners.
- WIPO questionnaire on the work of the SCT on draft provisions for an industrial design (ID) law treaty
[2013-01-21] Message about WIPO questionnaire on the work of the SCT on draft provisions for an industrial design (ID) law treaty.
- Changes in Deposit Account Replenishment Process
[2013-01-07] Message about Changes in Deposit Account Replenishment Process
- Amendments to PCT national phase applications
[2013-01-07] Article on the Amendments to PCT national phase applications notice.
- Change to hours in CIPO's designated establishment in Ottawa, effective January 2, 2013
[2012-12-12] Change to hours in CIPO's designated establishment in Ottawa.
- Minor Changes to Registration of Copyright
[2012-11-07] Message to announce minor changes to registration of copyright
- New PPH Pilot Project Agreement between CIPO and ILPO
[2012-10-31] Article: New PPH Pilot Project Agreement between CIPO and ILPO
- Trade-marks E-Registration – Extension of Time Justification Available Online
[2012-10-23] Preview and print the justification for extension of time
- CIPO has extended its access agreement to India’s Traditional Knowledge Digital Library
[2012-10-09] Article announcing that CIPO has extended its access agreement to India’s Traditional Knowledge Digital Library.
- Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules and Trade-marks Regulations: Patent and Trade-mark Agent Exams — Pre-publication in Canada Gazette Part I
[2012-10-01] Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules and Trade-marks Regulations: Patent and Trade-mark Agent Exams — Pre-publication in Canada Gazette Part I.
- Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules regarding Final Action procedures and Re-examination proceedings — Pre-publication in Canada Gazette Part I
[2012-10-01] Proposed Amendments to the Patent Rules regarding Final Action procedures and Re-examination proceedings – Pre-publication in Canada Gazette Part I.
- Canada extends three PPH Pilot Project Agreements
[2012-09-28] A message to announce that Canada is extending three PPH Pilot Project Agreements
- Important information regarding a new method of payment for deposit account replenishment
[2012-09-28] Important information regarding a new method of payment for deposit account replenishment
- Amazon.com Update
[2012-09-17] Amazon.com update