Preview our upcoming MOPOP update

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has released a preview of the updated Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) that will come into force on .

We've updated several MOPOP chapters to align with the upcoming amendments to the Patent Rules, including guidance on:

  • new mechanisms to streamline examination
  • new safeguards for applicants and patentees
  • other housekeeping and miscellaneous amendments

In addition to the preview, we've provided a track changes summary of the MOPOP changes.

If you have any questions, please consult our recently updated FAQs or contact Jeremy McLean, Program Manager, Examination Practice.

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