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Patent Rules (SOR/2019-251)

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Regulations are current to 2020-06-17 and last amended on 2019-10-30. Previous Versions

Schedule 2(Sections 3, 4, 19, 22 to 24, 44, 45, 68, 70, 73, 80, 82, 84, 86, 87, 100, 106, 109, 112, 115, 117, 119, 121, 122, 124 to 127, 129, 132, 134, 136 to 140, 147 to 151, 154, 171, 184, 187, 199, 203, 208, 212, 213 and 229)Tariff of Fees

PART 1

Fee in Respect of Extension of Time

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
1Fee for applying for an extension of time, in respect of each period of time referred to in the application for an extension blank line200.00

PART 2

Fees in Respect of Patent Agents

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
2Fee for notifying the Commissioner of the intention to sit for one or more papers of the qualifying examination, per paper blank line200.00
3Fee for applying for entry on the register of patent agents blank line350.00
4Fee for maintaining the name of a patent agent on the register of patent agents blank line350.00
5Fee for applying for reinstatement on the register of patent agents blank line200.00

PART 3

Fees in Respect of Applications for a Patent

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
6Application fee
  • (a) small entity fee blank line

200.00
  • (b) standard fee blank line

400.00
7Late fee under subsection 27(7) of the Act blank line150.00
8Fee for maintaining an application for a patent in effect
  • (a) for the dates of each of the second, third and fourth anniversaries of the filing date of the application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

50.00
100.00
  • (b) for the dates of each of the fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth anniversaries of the filing date of the application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

100.00
200.00
  • (c) for the dates of each of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th anniversaries of the filing date of the application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

125.00
250.00
  • (d) for the dates of each of the 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th anniversaries of the filing date of the application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

225.00
450.00
9Late fee under subsection 27.1(2) of the Act blank line150.00
10Fee for examination of an application for a patent
  • (a) if the application for a patent has been the subject of an international search by the Commissioner in the Commissioner’s capacity as an International Search Authority,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

100.00
200.00
  • (b) in any other case,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

400.00
800.00
11Late fee under subsection 35(3) of the Act blank line150.00
12Fee to advance an application for a patent out of its routine order blank line500.00
13Final fee
  • (a) the basic fee

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

150.00
300.00
  • (b) for each page of specification and drawings, other than pages of a sequence listing submitted in electronic form, in excess of 100 pages blank line

6.00
14Fee for a notice of allowance to be withdrawn and for an application for a patent to be subject to further examination blank line400.00
15Fee for reinstatement of an application demed to be abandoned, in respect of each failure to take an action referred to in the request for reinstatementblank line200.00

PART 4

Fees in Respect of International Applications

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
16Transmittal fee for the performance of the tasks referred to in Rule 14 of the Regulations under the PCT blank line300.00
17Search fee for the performance of the tasks referred to in Rule 16 of the Regulations under the PCT blank line1,600.00
18Additional fee for conducting a search under Article 17(3)(a) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, in respect of each invention other than the main inventionblank line1,600.00
19Preliminary examination fee for the performance of the tasks referred to in Rule 58 of the Regulations under the PCTblank line800.00
20Additional fee for an international preliminary examination under Article 34(3)(a) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, in respect of each invention other than the main inventionblank line800.00
21Basic national fee
  • (a) small entity fee blank line

200.00
  • (b) standard fee blank line

400.00
22Fee for reinstatement of rights blank line200.00
23Additional fee for late payment under subsection 154(4) of these Rules blank line150.00

PART 5

Fees in Respect of Patents

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
24Fee for requesting the correction of an error under subsection 109(1) of these Rules, for each patent referred to in the request for correctionblank line200.00
25Fee for maintaining the rights accorded by a patent in effect
  • (a) for the dates of each of the second, third and fourth anniversaries of the filing date of the application on the basis of which the patent was granted,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

50.00
100.00
  • (b) for the dates of each of the fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth anniversaries of the filing date of that application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

100.00
200.00
  • (c) for the dates of each of the 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th and 14th anniversaries of the filing date of that application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

125.00
250.00
  • (d) for the dates of each of the 15th, 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th anniversaries of the filing date of that application,

  • (i) small entity fee blank line

225.00
450.00
26Late fee under subsection 46(2) of the Act blank line150.00
27Additional fee under subparagraph 46(5)(a)(iii) of the Act blank line200.00
28Fee for filing an application to reissue a patent blank line1,600.00
29Fee for a disclaimer blank line100.00
30Fee for re-examination of one or more claims of a patent
  • (a) small entity fee blank line

1,000.00
  • (b) standard fee blank line

2,000.00
31Fee for presenting an application under section 65 or 127 of the Act
  • (a) for the first patent or certificate of supplementary protection to which the application relates blank line

2,500.00
  • (b) for each additional patent or certificate to which the application relates blank line

250.00
32Fee to advertise an application under section 65 or 127 of the Act on the website of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office blank line200.00

PART 6

Fees in Respect of Registration of Documents or Recording of Transfers

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
33Fee for requesting the registration of a document relating to a patent or an application for a patent, for each patent or application for a patent to which the document relates.blank line100.00
34Fee for requesting the recording of a change of name, for each patent or application for a patent to which the change of name relates blank line100.00
35Fee for requesting that a transfer be recorded under section 49 of the Act, for each patent or application for a patent to which the transfer relates blank line100.00

PART 7

Fees in Respect of Information or Copies

Column 1Column 2
ItemDescriptionAmount ($)
36Fee for requesting a certified copy in paper form
  • (a) for each certification blank line

35.00
  • (b) for each page blank line

1.00
37Fee for requesting a certified copy in electronic form
  • (a) for each certification blank line

35.00
  • (b) for each patent or application for a patent to which the request relates blank line

10.00
38Fee for requesting a non-certified copy in paper form, for each page
  • (a) if the person requesting makes the copy using Patent Office equipment blank line

0.50
  • (b) if the Patent Office makes the copy blank line

1.00
39Fee for requesting a non-certified copy in electronic form
  • (a) for each request blank line

10.00
  • (b) for each patent or application for a patent to which the request relates blank line

10.00
  • (c) if the copy is requested on more than one physical medium, for each additional physical medium requestedblank line

10.00
40Fee for requesting that the Patent Office provide information concerning the status of a patent or an application for a patent, for each patent or application for a patent blank line15.00
 
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