Canadian Patent Database

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Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Before you start working on an invention, search the database containing over 2 million patents from 1869 to the present. Save time and money by determining if your idea or invention has already been registered in Canada.

You can also use the database to:

  • Explore new business opportunities through partnerships or licensing
  • Gather intelligence on competitors
  • Identify trends in the sector
  • Find solutions to technical problems

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