Learn about industrial designs
Using industrial designs as a business tool.
Learning the basics
Learn how novel and effective designs can influence consumer behaviour to help you market and sell your product.
Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on industrial designs.
Consult a checklist of IP rights to explore which types you can exploit and learn how to maintain an IP inventory.
Learn what industrial designs are, why they are important and what makes them a key element of an IP strategy.
Learn what intellectual property (IP) is and about the different IP rights you can use to help commercialize your ideas.
Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on IP in Canada.
Resources for filing
Consult and download this roadmap to learn the steps of filing your application directly with CIPO.
List of fees to be paid during the registration process of industrial designs.
Search the Canadian Industrial Designs Database to browse existing ID applications and registrations.
File a new or amended industrial design application online.
Find a registered IP agent.
Consult the Canadian Industrial Design Act.
More information on industrial designs
Understand industrial design infringement to learn when and how industrial design rights can be enforced.
General information on taking your design abroad, with tips and links to pages about the World Intellectual Property Organization's Hague system.
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