Regulatory amendments to the Patent Rules are in force as of . These amendments will allow Canada to meet international obligations under the Patent Cooperation Treaty and further streamline the patent examination process to better ensure efficient and timely processing of patent applications.
To learn more about the amendments:
- consult our FAQs on the regulatory amendments
- watch our YouTube webinar that illustrates what new notices and fee pages you may encounter during the patent application process
- review the updated Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) and/or our summary of the MOPOP changes