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Coming this spring: MyCIPO Patents February 05, 2024 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is pleased to announce that it is in the testing phase for MyCIPO Patents and expects to launch the portal this spring.
A new online patent service portal is coming in 2024! December 19, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is launching a new online portal for patent services! MyCIPO Patents will make it easier for our clients to file, track and manage their patents and patent applications.
Join the legacy of Black Canadian inventors! December 11, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)'s 2023–2028 Business Strategy identifies a need to increase awareness, knowledge and the effective use of intellectual property (IP) among minority groups, including Black entrepreneurs.
Extension of the pilot project - change in procedures at the Patent Appeal Board November 16, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents The Patent Appeal Board (PAB) will continue the pilot project related to the review of rejected patent applications until March 31st, 2024, previously announced in December 2021.
Changes relating to extensions of time at the Trademarks Opposition Board November 2, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks The Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB) will soon be implementing changes to 2 practice notices.
What you need to know about upcoming changes to CIPO's fees June 22, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property To address its current structural deficit situation and return the organization to a position of financial stability, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is increasing most of its fees on .
Strike impacts on patent processing May 9, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents During the recent public servant strike, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) remained open for business.
Legal provisions to assist applicants affected by major disruptions March 8, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) would like to remind applicants who encountered major disruptions, such as natural disasters and wars, of the legal provisions which may be available to them to minimize the loss of rights.
Make the switch to electronic trademark correspondence! February 9, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks The Trademarks Office and Trademarks Opposition Board are launching a new online service called the Trademark Document Retrieval Service (TDRS) and will soon begin to send Office correspondence electronically.
CIPO's fee proposal published in Canada Gazette, Part I January 5, 2023 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)'s proposed regulations to adjust fees have been published in Part I of the Canada Gazette. To review the complete regulatory package, see "Industry, Dept. of" under the Proposed Regulations section.
Here it comes: the IPO of the Future! December 8, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property A lot of thought has been put into what the intellectual property office (IPO) of the future might look like. In fact, in 2019, the IPO of the Future Think Tank was set up to reflect on exactly that.
Konstantinos Georgaras appointed as CIPO's chief executive officer October 6, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property We are pleased to announce that the Governor in Council has officially appointed Konstantinos Georgaras as the Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).
Amendments to Patent Rules in force October 3 October 3, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents Regulatory amendments to the Patent Rules are in force as of .
September 19 – CIPO office closure September 21, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Prime Minister of Canada has announced that Monday, , will be a one-time holiday for the federal public service to coincide with Her Late Majesty's State Funeral and the end of the official period of mourning in Canada.
Preview our upcoming MOPOP update September 7, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has released a preview of the updated Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) that will come into force on .
"What we heard" report on CIPO fee adjustment consultations August 15, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property This report summarizes the feedback received from clients and stakeholders during CIPO's public consultation on its draft fee adjustment proposal.
Amendments to the Patent Rules June 29, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has made regulatory amendments to the Patent Rules.
Last chance to participate in CIPO's client satisfaction survey June 21, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property As a valued stakeholder of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), we'd like to inform you that the response period for our 2022 Client Satisfaction Survey ends on .
WIPO mining book – CIPO chapter April 25, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is pleased to have had the opportunity to work with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) to produce a chapter in the World Intellectual Property Organization's (WIPO) new open access book, Global Challenges for Innovation in Mining Industries.
CIPO ends Global Patent Prosecution Highway partnership with the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property March 18, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents As of , in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) will no longer accelerate examination under the provisions of the Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) when such requests are based on work performed by the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) as the Office of Earlier Examination.
Coming soon: New login process for CIPO online services March 10, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property On , a new login process will be implemented for all CIPO online transactional services.
International Women's Day – IP offices' joint statement March 8, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property This year, the theme for International Women's Day 2022 is "Gender Equality for a Sustainable Tomorrow."
CIPO begins PPH agreement with the French National Institute of Industrial Property March 7, 2022 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents On , the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) began a Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) bilateral pilot agreement with the French National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI).
CIPO is closed on September 30 September 29, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property, Industrial Designs, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) will be closed for business on September 30, 2021, to commemorate the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
New email addresses for Canadian Intellectual Property Office accounts June 23, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property Notice informing clients that outgoing email messages sent from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office will be changing from the username@canada.ca domain to the username@ised-isde.gc.ca domain.
Coming soon: An interactive PCT NER online solution! June 15, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents This summer, CIPO is launching a national entry request (NER) online solution, for submitting Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) national entry requests.
Coming soon: Electronic patent issuance March 31, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents On the Canadian Intellectual Property Office is launching electronic patent issuance.
Trademark Common Status Descriptors February 10, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks The Canadian Intellectual Property Office is pleased to announce that in an effort to contribute to a more harmonized and user-friendly online search experience for trademark users around the world.
New and improved CIPO patent web pages January 27, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents During the week of February 8, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) will launch redesigned versions of many of our patent web pages.
CIPO has released the 2020 IP Canada Report January 26, 2021 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property On , the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) released the 5th edition of the IP Canada Report whichpresents the trends in intellectual property (IP) filing activities by Canadians both domestically and abroad.
Now available – Expedited examination of trademark applications related to COVID-19 December 14, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks Over the past several months, it has become clear that intellectual property must be part of the solution as governments continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new look for CIPO's trademark, industrial design and copyright certificates November 9, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Copyright COVID-19 first appeared in December 2019. By March 2020, the virus was spreading around the world with increasing speed, leading the World Health Organization to declare a global pandemic.
CIPO CEO Johanne Bélisle ends five-year mandate. August 31, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office CIPO Five years ago, I was appointed CEO of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) by the Government of Canada.
A new look for CIPO's patent certificates August 27, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents We are pleased to announce that beginning , intellectual property (IP) rights holders will receive a modernized certificate to represent their patents in Canada.
New IP Agent Search tool now available to help businesses find registered agents August 15, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) launched the new IP Agent Search tool to help our clients and innovators find registered trademark and patent agents who can assist them in protecting their intellectual property (IP).
New tools for Canadians to protect their intellectual property on the international stage November 15, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property Canadian companies that protect their creations and ideas are more innovative, enjoy higher growth and create better jobs than their competitors.
ePCT and PCT-SAFE Mai 31, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents Applicants interested in electronically filing international patent applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) can prepare files using either ePCT or PCT-SAFE, both of which are created and provided free of charge by WIPO.
CIPO makes amendments to the Vienna Classification October 16, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks CIPO's implementation of the classification schema in accordance with the Eighth Edition of the Vienna Classification (VCL) of the World Intellectual Property Office
New Canadian Classification Standard for Industrial Designs November 11, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Industrial Designs On November 5, 2018, CIPO introduced an updated version of its Canadian Classification Standard for Industrial Designs.
Canada's participation in WIPO's Digital Access Service: A simple and e-enabled exchange of priority documents April 1, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property This news release provides details on Canada's participation in WIPO's Digital Access Service for industrial design applications.
Patent and trademark agent annual renewal deadline: April 1, 2019 January 2, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents, Trademarks Patent and trademark agents have until April 1, 2019 to renew their registration on the register of patent agents and the list of trademark agents.
The Hague Agreement Implementation and Industrial Design Event with Parliamentary Secretary Lametti February 26, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Industrial Designs On December 10, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office held an event featuring panelists from successful and innovative companies with registered industrial designs and IP in robotics and wearable technology.
Canada has acceded to three new trademark treaties March 19, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks Canada has formally acceded to the Singapore Treatys, the Madrid Protocol, and the Nice Agreement.
Improvements to CIPO patent search tools and databases June 3, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents A brief description of updates made to the patent search databases to provide quicker access to patent information, and how these changes will affect intellectual property professionals.
Frequently asked questions – COVID-19 service interruptions – Trademarks May 13, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks, Notices These questions and answers were prepared in the context of the COVID-19 service interruptions for trademarks, which is rapidly evolving.
Frequently asked questions – COVID-19 service interruptions – Industrial designs May 13, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Industrial Design, Notices These questions and answers were prepared in the context of the COVID-19 service interruptions for industrial designs, which is rapidly evolving.
Frequently asked questions – COVID-19 service interruptions – Patents May 13, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents, Notices These questions and answers were prepared in the context of the COVID-19 service interruptions for patents, which is rapidly evolving.
Stoppage of 2 CIPO patent reminder notices (2020-02-25) February 25, 2020 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents, Notices As of 2020, CIPO is no longer sending due date reminders for patent maintenance fees and requests for examination.
Warning: Beware of email scam relating to My ISED Account November 5, 2019 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has noticed recent fraudulent activity relating to email requests
Upgrade to "Enter a New Name on the List of Trademark Agents" June 19, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Trademarks The online service pertaining to "Enter a New Name on the List of Trademark Agents" has been upgraded on June 19, 2018 to ensure a high level of web accessibility is applied consistently across Government of Canada websites and web applications.
Resolved - Technical issues with new printing services-Patents August 15, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents Follow up to the notice posted on 2018-03-28.
Technical issues with new printing services-Patents March 28, 2018 Canadian Intellectual Property Office Patents Article explaining that, due to technical issues, commencing with patents that will be issued on April 3rd, 2018, all granted patents will be issued as single-sided documents.