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Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), a Special Operating Agency (SOA) associated with Industry Canada, is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO's areas of activity include patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial designs and integrated circuit topographies.

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Explains what copyright is and how to apply for copyright. Also answers commonly asked questions.
Also available in: French
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Describes what a trade-mark is, how to make sure your trade-mark is registered, and what the process for registration involves.
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