File a Canadian patent application: Pay the final fee
From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office
7. Pay final fee
If your patent application is allowed, you'll be sent a notice of allowance that will ask for the final fee, as well as an excess page fee of $6.12 for each page of the specification and drawings after 100 pages.
|Fee type||2021 (CAD)||2022 (CAD)Footnote 1|
|Application fee (standard)||$306.00||$305.39|
|Application fee (small entity)||$153.00||$152.69|
|Fee for each page of specification and drawings, other than pages of a sequence listing submitted in electronic form, in excess of 100 pages||$6.12||$6.11|
If you do not pay the final fee by your deadline (4 months from the mailing date of the notice), your patent application is deemed abandoned.
Accepted forms of payment
To pay your fees online you can only use:
- a credit card (during the online application process)
- your Canadian Intellectual Property Office deposit account
Maintain your patent
There are different things you may have to do to maintain your patent, including paying yearly maintenance fees.
Download a copy of your issued patent
If you want a copy of your issued patent, you can download it from the online Canadian Patents Database.
To get a copy of your issued patent, follow these steps:
- Go to the Canadian Patents Database.
- Enter the patent number and click View Data.
- A row of tabs will appear under the table that contains the patent number, application number and English and French patent titles. Click the Documents tab.
- There is a drop down menu called "Filter." Select "As Issued."
- Select all of the documents in the list by clicking all of the checkboxes, then press the button called "Download Selected in PDF format (ZIP Archive)" to download your issued patent in a compressed file.
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