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Protect the rights to your invention by obtaining a patent, and access the Canadian Patent Database to search over a million patent documents.

  • Patent

    Find out what a patent is, why it is important to business and inventors, and how to file for a patent.

  • Patent agents list

    If you need professional help in applying for a patent, you can access a list of registered patent agents that are accepting new clients.

  • Tutorial — Your patent application

    If you are thinking about writing a patent application, use this tutorial to help you prepare one that meets the strict requirements for filing.

  • Canadian Patent Database

    Search this database of over 2 million patent documents before you start working on an invention.

  • Global patent protection: Patent Prosecution Highway

    Fast-track your patent application in a participating country once another participating country's IP office has approved your claim.