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Product outputs and client enquiries: 2019 to 2020

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 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 37,044 37,526 37,052 37,297 34,718 39,027 37,999
National 10,205 9,356 7,625 9,911 7,419 9,995 9,870
Patent Cooperation Treaty 26,839 28,170 29,427 27,386 27,299 29,032 28,129
Trademarks 50,132 51,181 53,232 55,446 60,322 63,442 68,385
Copyright 8,314 7,638 8,674 8,750 9,012 9,209 8,765
Industrial designs 5,370 5,370 5,881 6,141 6,660 6,139 7,408
Integrated circuit topographies 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
International Searching Authority 2,286 2,484 2,277 2,097 2,055 2,209 2,310
International Preliminary Examination Authority 257 268 280 225 189 187 175
Requests for examination
Requests for examination 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 28,497 28,776 28,596 28,199 28,046 30,163 28,209
Disposals
Disposals 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 38,533 36,370 32,422 32,635 31,629 29,757 27,046
Grants and registrations
Grants and registrations 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 23,482 23,748 22,494 26,960 24,204 23,093 21,005
Trademarks 27,210 25,613 33,026 34,164 26,226 24,917 57,743
Copyright 8,284 7,615 8,663 8,688 8,992 9,204 8,749
Industrial designs 4,049 6,472 5,670 5,691 4,743 5,542 5,343
Abandonments
Abandonments 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Trademarks 18,613 18,442 19,658 19,961 18,904 20,098 16,413
Copyright 26 18 16 19 10 7 10
Industrial designs 347 554 481 385 371 407 497
Maintenance and renewals
Maintenance and renewals 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 301,296 303,528 306,993 305,468 306,827 312,479 300,560
Trademarks 11,037 10,999 11,061 12,284 14,233 19,375 22,528
Industrial designs 3,662 2,976 3,205 3,291 2,714 2,783 4,121
Assignments
Assignments 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 39,235 38,499 39,932 33,877 34,616 36,203 34,464
Trademarks 14,557 11,804 13,954 15,782 13,008 12,713 10,922
Copyright 2,388 945 1,528 711 1,404 1,525 803
Industrial designs 1,502 1,606 4,038 2,713 1,835 1,104 1,036
Integrated circuit topographies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Client enquiries

Client enquiries
Enquiry 2013 to 2014 2014 to 2015 2015 to 2016 2016 to 2017 2017 to 2018 2018 to 2019 2019 to 2020
Patents 15,497 12,757 13,969 12,337 12,770 11,754 13,428
Status requests 1,236 441 4,278 368 195 199 257
Trademarks 25,827 21,780 26,695 23,946 24,701 25,124 31,333
Copyright 5,681 5,023 4,553 4,089 4,199 3,996 3,913
Industrial designs 1,131 926 980 1,000 1,138 1,544 1,867
Integrated circuit topographies 24 10 14 15 13 3 6
General information 27,104 28,132 22,992 25,381 19,275 22,414 22,095
Total enquiries 76,500 69,069 73,463 67,136 62,291 65,034 72,899
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