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Patents and Designs

Patent Attorneys and Agents

Obtaining patent protection for an invention is a complicated legal process. Although it's not required, patent offices generally recommend that inventors work with a registered patent attorney or agent when they wish to file a patent application. According to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, over 90 percent of patent applications are filed with the assistance of a patent attorney or agent.

Patent Application Manuals and Procedures

Design Application Manuals and Procedures