Images of documents prior to 1920 now available in the Canadian Patents Database

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced the expansion of its Canadian Patents Database (CPD), in order to include images of patent documents prior to 1920. Persons conducting a priority search will benefit from access to these files. CIPO plans to share data prior to 1920 with other IP offices and to offer all […]

patent-180x240The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced the expansion of its Canadian Patents Database (CPD), in order to include images of patent documents prior to 1920.

Persons conducting a priority search will benefit from access to these files.

CIPO plans to share data prior to 1920 with other IP offices and to offer all old data to commercial customers in 2014.