Our IP Services

With attentive client service, and a process shaped around your unique requirements, we deliver effecient, cost-effective and high quality IP protection services that achieve exceptional results.

Drawing upon our expert knowledge of Canadian IP law and prosecution, we secure patents, trademark and industrial design design registrations for the overwhelming majority of applications that we file.

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When you engage the Kirby IP Canada Team, you experience:

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Fast and accurate filing

Our streamlined, proven systems expedite patent, trademark and industrial design filing, and proactively drive the examination process forward so that you get results sooner.

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A commitment to great service

We’re here for you. At Kirby IP Canada, we provide you with direct access to partners and senior IP practitioners, plus the service commitment to ensure that you feel well supported throughout the process.

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Knowledge of your sector

Our broad knowledge of industries and sectors ranges from communications technology to pharmaceuticals — giving us the context and knowledge to meet your unique IP protection needs.

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Cost-Effective IP Protection

We work efficiently to get results faster and keep your costs down. With available fixed fees for all of our services, there are no surprises for you at billing time.

Given the pace of today’s international business, fast and easy patent, trademark and industrial design filing is a must for innovative organizations looking to protect their intellectual property in Canada.

Our service model, proven for 60 years in Canada, is designed to move your application as quickly as possible from initial filing through examination to grant — and to achieve the broadest possible protection for your innovation.

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EASY NATIONAL PHASE ENTRY

Sending Canadian national phase patent filing instructions couldn’t be easier. Simply click the “Engage Us Today” link below, and we’ll get started.
For other Canadian IP filing requirements and general inquiries please Contact Us.

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EXPERT PROSECUTION

Every one of our IP practitioners has more than a decade of experience prosecuting IP across a wide range of sectors.

We bring extreme technical competence to every case, building detailed technical arguments and drawing on our extensive expertise in IP practice to prosecute your application before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Our exclusive specialization in IP protection allows us to develop effective strategies to optimize your innovation requirements. We take a personal interest in your application, working side by side with you throughout the entire IP protection journey.

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  • Canadian patent application preparation, filing and prosecution, including accelerated examination under Global Patent Prosecution Highway (GPPH) provisions
  • Canadian trademark application preparation, filing and prosecution
  • Canadian industrial design application preparation, filing and prosecution
  • Other IP protection in Canada, including copyright, Plant Breeders’ Rights, domain names and integrated circuit topographies
  • Comprehensive searching and opinions: to assess patentability, validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate
  • Worldwide IP filing, prosecution and portfolio management
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Our Team

Our collective mission at Kirby IP Canada is to secure the broadest protection for your intellectual property, as quickly and efficiently as possible. Obtaining the best results for you — whilst upholding our commitment to personalized, attentive client service — demands concerted effort from an experienced and skilled team of patent and trademark agents.

ABOUT KIRBY

Located in Canada’s national capital of Ottawa, Ontario, our offices are just across the Ottawa River from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) where all IP protection applications are processed in Canada. That makes it easy for us to meet with CIPO representatives, conduct searches and hold interviews with examiners on our clients’ behalf.

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IP Resources

Drawing on more than half a century of specialized experience in intellectual property protection, we have compiled these resources to share some of our insights and trade knowledge with you.

Blog & News

Canadian Patent Practice Changes

  • 2019-08-02 19:47:47
CANADIAN PATENT NEWS HOW WILL THE CHANGES COMING OCTOBER 30, 2019 AFFECT YOU? Canada’s new Patent Act and Rules will come into force on October 30, 2019. These changes will bring Canada into compliance with the Patent Law Treaty and align Canadian patent practice with international practices. Applicants will certainly benefit from the revisions to…
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Canadian Industrial Design Practice Changes

  • 2018-11-18 19:32:46
CANADIAN INDUSTRIAL DESIGN NEWS Effective November 5, 2018, substantial changes will be enacted for Industrial Design Registrations in Canada.  These changes will have significant benefits to proprietors seeking design protection. The Hague System Effective November 5, 2018 Canada will become a contracting party to the Hague System.  After this date one will be able to…
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