Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada.
Searchable Canadian Patents DatabaseThis CIPO database lets you access 91 years of Canadian patent descriptions and images. You can search, retrieve and study more than 2,080,000 patent documents.
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Searchable Canadian Trade-marks DatabaseThe Canadian Trade-marks Database includes all active and many inactive marks that were either applied for or registered pursuant to current or former trade-mark legislation. It also includes all trade-marks that were cancelled, expunged, abandoned or refused after 1979, and some marks that were cancelled, expunged, abandoned or refused prior to 1979.
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Searchable Canadian Industrial Designs DatabaseThe Canadian Industrial Designs Database contains information pertaining to all industrial designs registered in Canada since 1861.
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Plant Breeders' Rights OfficeThe Plants' Rights Office is an office of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The Plant Breeders' Rights Office administers the Plant Breeders' Rights Act and Regulations which provide legal protection to plant breeders for new plant varieties for up to 18 years.
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Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)The Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) is an independent quasi-judicial body established by Parliament under the Patent Act. The PMPRB is responsible for ensuring the prices of patented medicines sold in Canada are not excessive. It does this by reviewing the prices that patentees charge for each individual patented drug product in Canadian markets.
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is a national association comprised of over 1,800 members in Canada and abroad. IPIC is the only professional association in Canada to which nearly all patent agents, trade-mark agents and lawyers specializing in intellectual property belong.