29 Jan 2021

Who can apply for a patent?

It is highly recommended to use the services of a patent agent registered with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). Preparing and filing a patent application is a complex process. Registered agents have the experience and the business know-how to make sure your application is drafted in a way that best protects your invention from a commercial standpoint. BENOÎT & CÔTÉ is a registered agency with CIPO. We will help you apply and better understand the importance of your intellectual property portfolio in your business strategy.

Why apply for a patent?

Patents are granted to the first inventor to file an application. It is thus critically important to file a patent application as ...

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What is the duration of a patent in Canada?

The term of a patent is 20 years from the filing date of the application, subject to the payment of annual maintenance fees.

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