Changes to office practices—Industrial design

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is pleased to announce changes to six industrial design office practices.

These changes will improve service to clients, reduce administrative burden, and modernize our practices to align with international norms. CIPO is committed to maintaining its strong relationship with clients and stakeholders. The changes outlined below are based largely on stakeholder feedback from the Industrial Design Practice Committee.

The practice changes are related to:

A fact sheet providing an overview of the changes is also available.

For more information, please contact us.

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