ARCHIVED — Proposed Change: Accelerated examination of an industrial design application where priority has been claimed
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- Consultation update
- Consultation period
- Consultation and Discussion
- Consultation document
- Contact Information
The Copyright and Industrial Design Branch received the following feedback during the consultation period (April 17, 2012 to May 31, 2012):
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
- FICPI Canada (PDF – 130 KB – 1 page)
- Licensing Executives Society, Inc. (PDF – 23 KB – 12 pages)
Important notice: Please note that access to this section is provided as a courtesy only. Therefore, comments are in the language in which they were submitted to CIPO.
April 17, 2012 to May 31, 2012
Consultation and Discussion
As part of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's (CIPO) commitment to providing quality and timely intellectual property rights, and in response to recent client requests, the Industrial Design Office is considering a change to the processing of a request for accelerated examination of an application to register an industrial design where priority has been claimed.
CIPO invites comments on the proposed practice change. All comments provided by May 31, 2012 will be considered. Following the consultation period, comments will be posted on our website for three (3) months.
Comments may be submitted by email to the attention of Rita Carreau at: Dessins-Industriels-Industrial-Designs@ic.gc.ca, by fax at 819-953-2476, or by regular mail to the following address:
Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Copyright and Industrial Design Branch
50 Victoria Street
Place du Portage I
Gatineau QC K1A 0C9
Attention: Rita Carreau
Thank you for your participation and interest in this matter.
Director, Copyright and Industrial Design Branch