Annual Report 2017–2018 Helping make Canada a global centre of innovation
Financial information

Revenue by products and services
% 2017–2018
Patents 79.39% 119,228,387
Trademarks 17.63% 26,482,844
Copyrights and industrial designs 2.75% 4,130,960
Information 0.23% 338,556
Total 150,180,747
Operating expenditures by category
% 2017–2018
Salaries and benefits 65.7% 103,890,411
Professional services 24.9% 39,353,786
Amortization 0.4% 615,854
Accommodation 4.8% 7,567,541
Other 4.2% 6,595,359
Total 158,022,951
Expenditures by branch grouping
% 2017–2018
Product lines 64.6% 102,124,104
Direct support 22.4% 35,469,892
Indirect support 12.9% 20,428,955
Total 158,022,951
Patent revenues
% 2017–2018
Applications 12.1% 14,372,123
Examinations 20.1% 23,955,210
Registrations and grants 6.1% 7,224,933
Assignments 3.0% 3,549,010
Maintenance and renewal fees 53.2% 63,393,194
Other revenues 2.8% 3,281,918
International Searching Authority/International Preliminary Examining Authority 2.9% 3,452,000
Total 119,228,388
Trademark revenues
% 2017–2018
Applications 8.9% 2,366,154
Examinations 39.1% 10,354,750
Registrations and grants 8.0% 2,108,859
Assignments 5.2% 1,372,465
Maintenance and renewal fees 19.0% 5,021,651
Other revenues 19.9% 5,258,965
Total 26,482,844
Copyright and industrial design revenues
% 2017–2018
Applications 11.1% 456,835
Registrations and grants 53.6% 2,214,580
Assignments 6.7% 276,420
Maintenance and renewal fees 23.1% 952,700
Other revenues 5.6% 230,425
Total 4,130,960
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