Fees for industrial designs

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

You must pay different fees during the industrial design registration process.

fee adjustment:

On , the fees for examination, maintenance, reinstatement and advanced examination will increase by 2.2%, in accordance with the Service Fees Act. Note that not all fees are subject to an annual adjustment.

As a result, the amounts shown in the Tariff of Fees of the Industrial Design Regulations may not be up-to-date.

The list of fees showing below is up-to-date.

Fee payment

The fee amount that you must pay for services that are subject to an annual adjustment depends on the date on which you pay the fee, not the date on which the service was originally requested. For example, if you file an application before January 1st but pay the examination fee after that date, you need to pay the adjusted fee for the new year.

List of fees

Below are the up-to-date fee amounts.

Examination of an application

Basic fee

Additional fee, for each page of the representation in excess of 10 pages

Maintenance of the exclusive right

Fee for the maintenance of the exclusive right accorded by the registration of a design

Additional late fee for the maintenance of the exclusive right accorded by the registration of a design

Recording or registering a transfer

Fee for the recording or registering of a transfer, for each application or registration to which the transfer relates

Provision of copies

Provision of a paper copy of a document, for each page

If the user makes the copy using CIPO's equipment

If CIPO makes the copy

Provision of an electronic copy of a document

For each request

For each application and/or registration to which the request relates

If the copy is requested on a CD-ROM, for each provision other than the first

Provision of a certified paper copy of a document, other than a certified copy made under Rule 318 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules

For each certification

For each page

Provision of a certified electronic copy of a document, other than a certified copy made under Rule 318 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules

For each certification

For each application or registration to which the request relates

Reinstatement of an abandoned application
Advanced examination

Fee for processing a request to advance the examination of an application

Delaying of registration

Fee for delaying the registration of a design

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