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Changes to Industrial Design Practice: CIPO Will Now Accept Colour and Computer-Generated Animated Designs

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has announced changes to its industrial design office practice. CIPO will now accept colour as forming part of an industrial design. In addition, CIPO will accept computer-generated animated industrial designs as registrable subject matter. A number of procedural changes have also been implemented, directed at improving the certainty and timeliness of the industrial design application and registration process.

Visit the CIPO website to read the details of the changes.

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