Complete list of fees for patents

Copied from Schedule II of the Patent Rules, these fees cover a multitude of specific scenarios. All amounts are in Canadian dollars.

Applications
Applications (see Schedule II of the Patent Rules, Part 1)
Item in Schedule II of Patent Rules Common Name Description Standard Small entityFootnote 1
1 Filing Fee On filing an application under subsection 27(2) of the Act $400 $200
2 Completion fee On completing an application in response to a requisition under subsection 94(1) of these Rules or on avoiding a deemed abandonment under subsection 148(1) of these Rules
$200 N/A
3 Request for exam fee with prior international search in Canada On requesting examination of an application under subsection 35(1) of the Act: if the application has been the subject of international search by the Commissioner $200 $100
3 Request for exam fee with no prior international search in Canada On requesting examination of an application under subsection 35(1) of the Act: if the application has not been the subject of international search by the Commissioner $800 $400
4 Advanced examination fee On requesting the advance of an application for examination under paragraph 28(1)(a) of these Rules
$500 N/A
5 Amendment after allowance fee On filing an amendment under subsection 32(1) of these Rules, after a notice is sent under subsection 30(1) or (5) of these Rules
$400 N/A
6 Final fee (under subsection 30(1) or (5) of these Rules for applications filed on or after October 1, 1989) basic fee, $300 $150
plus, for each page of specification and drawings in excess of 100 pages
$6 N/A
Final fee (under subsection 30(1) or (5) of these Rules for applications filed before October 1, 1989) basic fee
$700 $350
plus, for each page of specification and drawings in excess of 100 pages $4 N/A
7 Reinstatement On requesting reinstatement of an abandoned application $200 N/A
8 Restoration On applying for restoration of a forfeited application under subsection 73(2) of the Act as it read immediately before October 1, 1989 $200 N/A
International Applications
International Applications
Item in Schedule II of Patent Rules Common Name Description Standard
9 Transmittal fee Under Rule 14 of the Regulations under the PCT $300
9.1 Search fee Under Rule 16 of the Regulations under the PCT $1,600
9.2 Additional fee Under Rule 40 of the Regulations under the PCT $1,600
9.3 Preliminary examination fee Under Rule 58 of the Regulations under the PCT $800
9.4 Additional fee Under Rule 68 of the Regulations under the PCT $800
10 Basic national fee Under paragraph 58(1)(c) of these Rules $400
11 Additional fee for late payment Under subsection 58(3) of these Rules $200

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Patents
Patents
Item in Schedule II of Patent Rules Common Name Description Standard Small entityFootnote 2
12 Reissue fee On the filing an application to reissue a patent under section 47 of the Act $1,600 N/A
13 Disclaimer fee On making a disclaimer to a patent under section 48 of the Act, or of the Act as it read immediately before October 1, 1989 $100 N/A
14 Re-examination fee On requesting re-examination of a claim or claims in a patent under subsection 48.1(1) of the Act $2,000 $1,000
15 Requesting registration of a judgment under section 62 of the Act, or of the Act as it read immediately before October 1, 1989 $50 N/A
16 Allegation of abuse On presenting an application to the Commissioner under subsection 65(1) of the Act: for the first patent to which the application relates $2,500 N/A
On presenting an application to the Commissioner under subsection 65(1) of the Act: for each additional patent to which the application relates $250 N/A
17 Allegation of abuse On requesting an advertisement of an application under subsection 65(1) of the Act in the Canadian Patent office Record in accordance with subsection 68(2) of the Act $200 N/A
18 Requesting publication in the Canadian Patent office Record On requesting a notice listing the patent numbers of patents available for licence or sale, other than at the time of issuance of the patent, for each patent number listed $20 N/A
General
General
Item in Schedule II of Patent Rules Common Name Description Standard
19 Requesting correction of a clerical error Under section 8 of the Act, or of the Act as it read immediately before October 1, 1989 $200
21 Registration of a document Under section 49 or 50 of the Act, or of the Act as it read immediately before October 1, 1989, or under section 38, 39 or 42 of these Rules, for each patent or application to which the document relates $100
22 Extension of time Under section 26 or 27 of these Rules $200
22.1 Late payment fee Under subsection 3.1(1) of these Rules the greater of $50 and 50% of the amount of the fee that has not been paid
Information and Copies
Information and Copies
Item in Schedule II of Patent Rules Common Name Description Standard
23 Requesting information respecting a pending application Under section 11 of the Act $100
24 Requesting information on whether a patent was issued On the basis of an application filed in Canada and identified by a serial number $20
25 Requesting a copy in paper form of a document For each page, if the person requesting makes the copy using Patent office equipment $0.50
For each page, if the Patent office makes the copy $1
25.1 Requesting a copy in electronic form of a document for each request
$10
plus, for each patent or application to which the request relates $10
plus, if the copy is requested on a physical medium, for each physical medium requested in addition to the first $10
plus for each additional 10 megabytes or part of them exceeding 7 megabytes $10
26 Requesting a certified copy in paper form of a document for each certification (other than a request under Rule 317 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules) $35
plus, for each page $1
26.1 Requesting a certified copy in electronic form of a document for each certification (other than a request under Rule 317 or 350 of the Federal Courts Rules) $35
plus, for each patent or application to which the request relates $10
plus for each additional 10 megabytes or part of them exceeding 7 megabytes $10
27 Requesting that the Patent office provide information concerning the status of a patent application or patent For each application or patent $15
28 Requesting a copy of an audio magnetic tape For each copy $50
29 Requesting a transcript of an audio magnetic tape For each page in the transcript $50

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