How do I apply for a patent?
Before you apply, consult the Guide to Patents for insight into the process. The patent application tutorial is another helpful reference tool.
Once you're ready, you can apply for your patent in Canada by submitting a patent application by mail with the appropriate fee to:
The Commissioner of Patents
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Place du Portage Phase I
50 Victoria Street
- Regular Filing
- General Correspondence/National Entry of a PCT
- International (PCT)
- Learn about sources of financing