How to provide your submission - 2017 - Canadian Intellectual Property Office

This consultation is currently closed.

Your input is important to us and will be reviewed and considered to further develop one or all of the following:

  • Trade-marks Regulations
  • Industrial Design Regulations

Please send your comments and feedback by:

Submission criteria

CIPO will only consider submissions that:

  • are related to the current consultations and the proposed amendments
  • pose a question, issue or complaint, based on a reasonable argument and/or facts
  • provide comments on the proposed amendments or the consultative process

We will not consider submissions that:

  • are outside the scope of these consultations
  • use inappropriate language, or are defamatory
  • are in contravention of the Privacy Act and the Access to Information Act

Acknowledgment email

You will receive an automatic confirmation acknowledging receipt of your submission. We will review everything we receive but please note that the automatic confirmation is the only correspondence that you will receive from us unless we need further clarification regarding your submission.

Submission period

Submissions on the proposed Industrial Design Regulations can be forwarded to CIPO from June 19, 2017 to July 14, 2017

Submissions on the proposed Trade-marks Regulations can be forwarded to CIPO from June 19, 2017 to July 21, 2017

Consultation report

A consultation report will be made available on our website following the close of the consultation period. All comments received will be considered public.

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If you have any questions regarding these consultations or require further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Client Service Centre

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We thank you for your time and interest.