Product outputs and client enquiries

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

These tables provide an overview of our corporate activity, based on the latest available statistics.

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Product outputs

Applications
Applications 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 35,848 37,044 37,526 37,052 37,297 34,718 39,027
National 10,080 10,205 9,356 7,625 9,911 7,419 9,995
Patent Cooperation Treaty 25,768 26,839 28,170 29,427 27,386 27,299 29,032
Trademarks 49,125 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446 60,322 63,442
Copyright 8,069 8,314 7,638 8,674 8,750 9,012 9,209
Industrial designs 5,389 5,370 5,370 5,881 6,141 6,660 6,139
Integrated circuit topographies 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
International Searching Authority 2,364 2,286 2,484 2,277 2,097 2,055 2,209
International Preliminary Examination Authority 270 257 268 280 225 189 187
Requests for examination
Requests for examination 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 28,161 28,497 28,776 28,596 28,199 28,046 30,163
Disposals
Disposals 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 37,682 38,533 36,370 32,422 32,635 31,629 29,757
Grants and registrations
Grants and registrations 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 21,529 23,482 23,748 22,494 26,960 24,204 23,093
Trademarks 26,116 27,210 25,613 33,026 34,164 26,226 24,917
Copyright 8,013 8,284 7,615 8,663 8,688 8,992 9,204
Industrial designs 4,052 4,049 6,472 5,670 5,691 4,743 5,542
Abandonments
Abandonments 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Trademarks 17,907 18,613 18,442 19,658 19,961 18,904 20,098
Copyright 60 26 18 16 19 10 7
Industrial designs 317 347 554 481 385 371 407
Maintenance and renewals
Maintenance and renewals 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 301,566 301,296 303,528 306,993 305,468 306,827 312,479
Trademarks 10,899 11,037 10,999 11,061 12,284 14,233 19,375
Industrial designs 3,591 3,662 2,976 3,205 3,291 2,714 2,783
Assignments
Assignments 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 39,112 39,235 38,499 39,932 33,877 34,616 36,203
Trademarks 12,232 14,557 11,804 13,954 15,782 13,008 12,713
Copyright 1,706 2,388 945 1,528 711 1,404 1,525
Industrial designs 1,754 1,502 1,606 4,038 2,713 1,835 1,104
Integrated circuit topographies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Client enquiries

Client enquiries
Enquiry 2012 to 2013 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019
Patents 13,672 15,497 12,757 13,969 12,337 12,770 11,754
Status requests 2,786 1,236 441 4,278 368 195 199
Trademarks 21,792 25,827 21,780 26,695 23,946 24,701 25,124
Copyright 5,235 5,681 5,023 4,553 4,089 4,199 3,996
Industrial designs 952 1,131 926 980 1,000 1,138 1,544
Integrated circuit topographies 5 24 10 14 15 13 3
General information 26,029 27,104 28,132 22,992 25,381 19,275 22,414
Total enquiries 69,351 76,500 69,069 73,463 67,136 62,291 65,034
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