Country

Canada

Country Code

CA

Official Name

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Office de la propriete intellectualle du Canada (OPIC)

Parent Agency

Department of Industry Canada

Location

Place du Portage
50 Victoria Street
Hull, Quebec K1A 0C9

Head (Commissioner of Patents, Registrar of Trademarks and CEO)

Mary Carmen (May 2007-)

Information Branch

Linda Labonte, Director

  • Client Service Centre

Brian Emond, Head

  • Data Dissemination

Karen Murtagh, Head

Patent Branch

Barney de Schneider, Director and Assistant Commissioner of Patents

  • Classification Section, Patent Administrative Policy, Classification and International Affairs Division

Nancy Beauchemin, Section Head (July 2002-); Felix Paquet, Senior Patent Examiner; 15 other classification examiners

Planning, Finance and Administration Branch

Graham Frost, Director

Informatics Services Branch

Peter St. Germain, Director

Former CEOs

David Tobin, 2000-27 April 2007

CIPO Annual Reports & Statistics

2006-2007 - Supporting Canadian Innovation
2005-2006 - Moving Forward Strategically
2004-2005
2003-2004
2002-2003
2001-2002
2000-2001 - Strengthening Canada's Innovative Capacity

Website

http://cipo.gc.ca/

CIPO Patent Database

http://patents.ic.gc.ca/cipo/cpd/en/introduction.html

Bibliographic data

Aug. 18, 1869 to present

Document numbers

1-

Fields

Inventor name

Aug. 18, 1869 to present

Inventor country

Aug. 18, 1869 to present

Owner at time of grant

Aug. 18, 1869 to Sept. 30, 1989

Latest owner registered at CIPO

Oct. 1, 1989 to present

Applicant name

Oct. 1, 1989 to present

Grant date

Aug. 18, 1869 to present

Title - English and French

Aug. 18, 1869 to 1960, 1978 to present

Title - French or English, as filed

1960 to 1978

Canadian Patent Classification (CPC)

Aug. 18, 1869 to December 1990?

Abstract and claims

Aug. 15, 1978 to present

IPC

Aug. 15, 1978 to present

Full-text Image data

Jan. 1, 1920 to present

Open to public inspection

Oct. 1, 1989 to present

Canadian Patent Office Record

1999-present

Annual Index of the Canadian Patent Office Record

1999-present

Notices Published in the Canadian Patent Office Record

1999-present

Updated 23 May 2008
Michael White (michael.white@queensu.ca)

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