Filing an application in Canada
Filing an intellectual property (IP) application is a step-by-step process. We will show you what it takes to file an application in Canada. Read the instructions carefully and do not miss any steps!
Ready to file an IP application in Canada? You can file it at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Check out:
- Patent application
Follow the step-by-step process to file your Canadian patent application.
- Trademark application
Follow the step-by-step process to file your new or revised trademark application.
- Industrial design registration
If you're producing distinctive-looking new products, you'll want to learn about industrial designs and find out about registering your designs.
- Copyright registration
Access the copyright e-filing application to register your copyright.
You can start the application process by filing your application with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Consult these roadmaps to know what step of the process you are at.