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New Global Patent Prosecution Highway pilot agreement

New Global Patent Prosecution Highway pilot agreement

CIPO is pleased to announce a new Global Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program starting January 6, 2014. The Global PPH agreement includes partnerships with many of CIPO’s current PPH partners with the addition of seven new IP offices: IP Australia, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the Icelandic Patent Office (IPO), the Nordic Patent […]

CIPO is pleased to announce a new Global Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot program starting January 6, 2014. The Global PPH agreement includes partnerships with many of CIPO’s current PPH partners with the addition of seven new IP offices: IP Australia, the Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO), the Icelandic Patent Office (IPO), the Nordic Patent […]
Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project between the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal

Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Project between the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal

A PPH pilot project between CIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal (INPI) will commence on October 7, 2013, for a period of two years, ending on October 6, 2015. The trial period may be extended if necessary to adequately assess the feasibility of the PPH project. The objective of the trial […]

A PPH pilot project between CIPO and the National Institute of Industrial Property of Portugal (INPI) will commence on October 7, 2013, for a period of two years, ending on October 6, 2015. The trial period may be extended if necessary to adequately assess the feasibility of the PPH project. The objective of the trial […]
Canadian PCT Roundtable

Canadian PCT Roundtable

In collaboration with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are pleased to announce roundtable discussions about the Canadian Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on October 28 and 29. This year, representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) and the United States Patent […]

In collaboration with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) are pleased to announce roundtable discussions about the Canadian Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) on October 28 and 29. This year, representatives from the European Patent Office (EPO) and the United States Patent […]
What is CIPO?

What is CIPO?

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), a Special Operating Agency (SOA) associated with Industry Canada, is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO’s areas of activity include: Patents cover new inventions (process, machine, manufacture, composition of matter), or any new and useful improvement of an existing […]

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), a Special Operating Agency (SOA) associated with Industry Canada, is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO’s areas of activity include: Patents cover new inventions (process, machine, manufacture, composition of matter), or any new and useful improvement of an existing […]