IPIC's Patent and Trademark Administrator Programs are the only fully online programs that lead to a professional designation for intellectual property administrators in Canada.
|Patent Administrator Program
|Trademark Administrator Program
A Certified Canadian Patent Administrator (CCPA) or Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator (CCTA) demonstrates the competencies required to assist a patent agent, trademark agent or lawyer practicing in IP law. Duties cover a wide range of tasks related to the administration of patents or trademarks such as:
- preparing patent or trademark applications;
- paying government fees;
- docketing deadlines;
- assisting with the administration of contentious proceedings;
- preparing correspondence with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and
- drafting letters to clients.
Used in email signatures and on LinkedIn, the official badges below signify a Certified Administrator!
Continuing Professional Development
In lieu of annual continuing education requirements in the early years of our program, to maintain the Certified Canadian Patent Administrator or Certified Canadian Trademark Administrator designation you must hold an Affiliate membership in good standing in the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). By doing so it will ensure you stay informed about our regular stream of IP related education and services.
Member Benefits for Certified Administrators
IPIC offers a wide range of benefits for its members, including preferential pricing for its courses and webinars, access to publications focusing on hot-button IP issues and networking opportunities. Certified Administrators will also have the benefit of a discounted Affiliate membership, access to a social media kit announcing their designation, digital credential for your e-signature and the opportunity to have your name listed on the official list of Certified Canadian Patent Administrators or Certified Canadian Trademark Administrators (see below).
List of Certified Canadian Patent Administrators (CCPAs):
|Olga Gadzhieva||Christopher Magri||Akanksha Sachdeva|
|Jennifer Deriger||Mirabela Maier||Andrea Shand|
|Michele Gamble||Nancy McIntyre||Ruchi Singla|
|Nicholas Keys||Melissa McKeon||Laura Sustrik|
|Yvette Kind||Julie Park||Anisha Tailor|
List of Certified Canadian Trademark Administrators (CCTAs):
|Alexa Bailey||Alana Ennis||Sonia Nabais|
|Kanieka Baugh||Victoria Fergusson||Janna Ouellette|
|Dulce Campos||Allison Kehler||Robyn Rhyason|
|Sobia Chaudhry||Jayoung Kim||Lorraine Sham|
|Anthony Corsen||Vineeta Vinay Kurien||Marie Spratt|
|Mariann Coulter||Ashley Landon||Heather Tait|
|Safiya Dacres||Erin McEwen||Ashley Winges|
|Nancy Doan||Darlene Miller|