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 from 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.
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)Located in Washington D.C., the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the Federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks.
Searchable United States Patents and Patent Applications DatabasesThese Patent databases let you search for Patents and Patent applications going back to 1790. Patents issued form 1790 through 1975 are searchable only by patent number, issue date, and current US classification.
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Searchable United States Trademarks DatabaseThis search engine allows you to search the USPTO's database of registered trademarks and prior pending applications to find marks that may prevent registration due to a likelihood of confusion refusal.
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United States Copyright OfficeThe U.S. Copyright Office is an office of record for copyright registration and provides the public with information about the provision of the copyright law and procedures for making a registration or recordation.
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American Bar Association - Section of Intellectual Property LawThe American Bar Association is the professional association for lawyers in the United States. It provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
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American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) is a national bar association constituted primarily of lawyers in private and corporate practice, in government service, and in the academic community, with approximately 16,000 members.
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations. It is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property (IP) system, which rewards creativity, stimulates innovation and contributes to economic development while safeguarding the public interest.
Searchable International Patent Application DatabaseThis service provides access to published PCT international applications and to the latest bibliographic data and documents contained in the files of PCT international applications.
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European Patent Organization (EPO)The European Patent Office (EPO) offers inventors a uniform application procedure which enables them to seek patent protection in up to 40 European countries. Supervised by the Administrative Council, the Office is the executive arm of the European Patent Organisation.
Searchable European Patents DatabaseEspacenet offers free access to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide, containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.
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Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)OHIM is the European Union agency responsible for registering trade marks and designs that are valid in all 27 countries of the EU.
Searchable Community Trade Marks DatabaseCTM-ONLINE provides ready access to information on Community trade mark (CTM) applications and registrations including online access to CTM files.
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Searchable Community Designs DatabaseRCD-ONLINE provides ready access to information on registered Community design (RCD) registrations.
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Japanese Patent Office (JPO)The Intellectual Property Office of Japan.
State Intellectual Property Office of the People`s Republic of China(SIPO)The Intellectual Property Office of China.