A Guide to Patents: Appendix C
Small Entity Declaration
The following is an example of a small entity declaration that the applicant/patentee can draft for submission. Declarations can be submitted to CIPO electronically, by mail or fax, or in person.
Please note: If the small entity declaration is filed as part of the petition (see Appendix B) the petition still needs to be signed.
If filed separately from the petition:
Attention: Commissioner of Patents
The [applicant/patentee — please indicate name of applicant/patentee] believes that in accordance with the Patent Rules, they are entitled to pay fees at the small entity level in respect of this application and in respect of any patent issued on the basis of this application.
[Identify the application/patent]
Mr.or Ms. applicant/patentee or patent agent