Learn about industrial designs

Learn about industrial designs

Using industrial designs as a business tool.

Learning the basics

Industrial design e-learning module

Learn how novel and effective designs can influence consumer behaviour to help you market and sell your product.

Industrial design fact sheet

Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on industrial designs.

Identify your IP

Consult a checklist of IP rights to explore which types you can exploit and learn how to maintain an IP inventory.

Industrial design guide

Learn what industrial designs are, why they are important and what makes them a key element of an IP strategy.

Discover IP e-learning module

Learn what intellectual property (IP) is and about the different IP rights you can use to help commercialize your ideas.

IP in Canada fact sheet

Consult our fact sheet to learn the basics on IP in Canada.

Resources for filing

Your path to industrial design registration

Consult and download this roadmap to learn the steps of filing your application directly with CIPO.

Fees for industrial designs

List of fees to be paid during the registration process of industrial designs.

Canadian Industrial Designs Database

Search the Canadian Industrial Designs Database to browse existing ID applications and registrations.

File a new or amended Canadian industrial design

File a new or amended industrial design application online.

Contact an IP agent

Find a registered IP agent.

Industrial Design Act

Consult the Canadian Industrial Design Act.

More information on industrial designs

Industrial design infringement

Understand industrial design infringement to learn when and how industrial design rights can be enforced.

Your industrial design abroad

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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