The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is continuing its commitment to ensuring that Canada remains at the forefront of intellectual property protection.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) is continuing its commitment to ensuring that Canada remains at the forefront of intellectual property protection through innovative services, significant improvements in quality standards, and proactive measures designed to both strengthen relationships with its international counterparts and facilitate interaction with applicants.
New PPH initiatives
Three new Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programs have been launched between Canada and other jurisdictions: Canada-Korea, Canada- Japan and Canada-Denmark. These pilot programmes will be in addition to the Canada-US PPH launched in 2008. This programme was initially intended as a one-year trial project, but was recently extended to the end of January 2011.
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