Bulk Data Products Descriptions

Subscriptions

Trademarks (TM) Data and Designs

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly new TM applications and updates to existing applications. An automated File Transfer Protocol (FTP) set-up is required. The data is provided in a proprietary flat file format and the designs are provided in TIFF format. Delivery occurs on Tuesdays.

The TM Data and Designs back file is included with the purchase of a subscription and is provided every six months to allow for the synchronization of your dataset with CIPO's dataset.

Also available is a TM Data and Designs subscription with a data-only back file (designs are not included with the back file).

Industrial Designs (ID) Data and Designs

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly new ID applications and updates to existing applications. An automated File Transfer Protocol (FTP) set-up is required. The data is provided in XML following the World Intellectual Property Organizations' standard ST.86. The ID designs are provided in TIFF format. Delivery occurs on Fridays.

The data and designs back file is included with the purchase of a subscription and is provided every six months to allow for the synchronization of your dataset with CIPO's dataset.

MIMOSA – Patent Applications

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly delivery of MIMOSA CDs containing bibliographic data and images of Canadian patent applications recently opened to public inspection. All applications contain a searchable Mixed Mode First Page and TIFF images of the first 250 pages of each section of the patent application. Bibliographic data and abstracts are searchable. The MIMOSA subscription does not include back files.

MIMOSA – Granted Patents

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly delivery of MIMOSA CDs containing bibliographic data and images of Canadian granted patents. All patents contain a searchable Mixed Mode First Page and TIFF images of the first 250 pages of each section of the patent document. Bibliographic data and abstracts are searchable. The MIMOSA subscription does not include back files.

Administrative Status

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly bibliographic data and administrative status codes for issued patents and patent applications open to public inspection. An automated File Transfer Protocol (FTP) set-up is required. The data is provided in XML following the World Intellectual Property Organizations' standard ST.36. Delivery occurs on Thursdays.

Administrative status codes are four-letter codes associated with patent document processing (e.g., filed, open to public inspection, examination requested, granted, expired, etc.). Fee payment, abstract, claims and description/disclosures data is not included.

Patent Bibliographic Data and Full Text

A subscription provides one calendar year of weekly patent bibliographic data, with the abstract and claims (validated optical character recognition) and text of the description ("as is" optical character recognition) in WIPO ST 36 (XML) format from recently issued Canadian patents and patent applications open to public inspection as well as updates to previously published applications. An automated File Transfer Protocol (FTP) set-up is required. Delivery occurs on Wednesdays. The subscription does not include back files.

Please note that text obtained through optical character recognition does not represent a legal copy of that text. The description text is limited to the first 250 pages.

Back Files

Back files can be ordered for any specific year or by the date ranges indicated below. The complete back file includes the following:

Trademarks (TM) Data and Designs

TM data in a proprietary flat file format and TM designs in TIFF format, starting from the year 1866, are available on DVD. The TM back file purchased on a one-time basis is predominantly used for research purposes.

Industrial Designs (ID) Data and Designs

ID data in XML format and ID designs in TIFF format, starting from the year 1861, are available on DVD. The ID back file purchased on a one-time basis is predominantly used for research purposes.

MIMOSA – Patent Applications

MIMOSA back files are available as annual collections on CDs and multi years are available on a portable drive. The complete back file, with patents from July 1999, is available on a portable drive.

MIMOSA – Granted Patents

MIMOSA back files are available as annual collections on CDs and multi years are available on a portable drive. The complete back file, with patents from January 1, 2000, is available on a portable drive.

Portable Drive – Required for complete MIMOSA back file

WD Elements 2.5 Tb portable drive. Contains USB cable, AC adapter and quick install guide. Formatted NTFS for Windows XP, Windows Vista or Windows 7. Brand, model and size may change without notice. Such storage media is required when ordering the complete MIMOSA back file.

Administrative Status

The Administrative Status back file is available in WIPO ST.36 (XML) format for issued Canadian patents and patent applications open to public inspection from 1997 to December 31 of the previous calendar year. This file is available by File Transfer Protocol (FTP) and on DVD. The back file is not included with the subscription.

Patent Bibliographic Data and Full Text

Data - From 1869 to 1977

Limited bibliographic data, with the abstract and claims (validated optical character recognition) in WIPO ST 36 (XML) format for issued Canadian patents from 1869 to 1977. Available on DVD.

Data and Full Text - From 1978 to 1999

Bibliographic data, with the abstract and claims (validated optical character recognition) and text of the description ("as is" optical character recognition ) in WIPO ST 36 (XML) format for issued Canadian patents from August 15, 1978 to December 31, 1999 and patent applications opened to public inspection from October 1, 1989 to December 31, 1999. Available on DVD.

Please note that text obtained through optical character recognition does not represent a legal copy of that text. The description text is limited to the first 250 pages.

Data and Full Text - From 2000 to the previous calendar year end

Bibliographic data with the abstract and claims (validated optical character recognition) and text of the description ("as is" optical character recognition) for issued Canadian patents and patent applications open to public inspection from the year 2000 to the previous calendar year end. All patent documents include bibliographic data, abstract, claims and descriptions in WIPO ST 36 (XML) format. Available on DVD.

Please note that text obtained through optical character recognition does not represent a legal copy of that text. The description text is limited to the first 250 pages.

Patent Back File Data – For any given year

Bibliographic data with validated optical character recognized (OCR) abstract and claims and "as is" OCRed text of the description when available (after August 15, 1978) in WIPO ST 36 (xml) format pertaining to issued Canadian patents and patent applications opened to public inspection during a given calendar year. Available on DVD.

Please note that OCRed text does not represent a legal copy of that text. The description text is limited to the first 250 pages.

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