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Canadian Intellectual Property Office Provides Guidance on Changes to Industrial Design Office Practices

CIPO has published additional guidance for applicants relating to the office practice changes set out in its six Practice Notices issued on 16 January 2017.  The guidance includes details relating to assertions of colour claims and requests for delaying registration, as well as explanations of how applications filed before and after 16 January 2017 will be examined with respect to some of these office practice changes.  Link to Industrial Design Office practice changes Fact Sheet.


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