August 27, 2021
Deadline today! Apply for or Renew your IPIC Committee & Community Memberships for the 2021-2023 Term
IPIC’s 23 Committees and 5 Communities divided into various areas of expertise and interest are the lifeblood of our association. With the help of these groups and the dedication and passion of these volunteers we are able to continue providing unmatched services to our valuable members. Appointments to IPIC's Committees & Communities are from October 2021 to September 2023.
August 13, 2021
IPIC wishes to extend its sincere congratulations to our member Trent Horne on his appointment to Prothonotary of the Federal Court. The announcement was made late last week by the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.
June 25, 2021
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the 12 applicants who successfully passed the first-ever Patent Administrator Exam on June 16, 2021.
June 23, 2021
Government Publishes Regulations for College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents (CPATA) - Coming Into Force Date Also Announced
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) is pleased to announce an important milestone has been reached in a decades long effort to establish a College of Patent Agents and Trademark Agents (CPATA) to regulate the agency profession in Canada. Today, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) published the final regulations to guide the work of the CPATA within Canada Gazette Part II.
May 25, 2021
Reporting to the Manager, Education & Events, the Education Officer will contribute to the success of the Institute by bringing experience in the areas of education and events. The Education Officer will work with a small team in a friendly, dynamic atmosphere. This position will allow for the opportunity for growth in the role within the organization.
May 5, 2021
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the five applicants who successfully passed the Trademark Administrator Exam on April 28th, 2021.
April 20, 2021
IPIC applauds the Federal Government on Budget 2021, specifically for the recognition of the important role that intellectual property (IP) can play in Canada’s economic recovery and growth.
April 16, 2021
IPIC wishes to offer its sincere condolences following the passing of David Langton, a long-time member of the Institute for 39 years, Past President of IPIC from 1994-1995 and a Past Chair of IPIC’s Patent Legislation Committee.
April 1, 2021
IPIC wishes to offer its sincere condolences following the passing of Casey Paul August, a long-time member of the Institute for 45 years and President of PTIC (now IPIC) from 1983-1984.
March 2, 2021
The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and IP Osgoode are delighted to announce our 2021 Canadian writing challenge in intellectual property law.
December 16, 2020
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the six applicants who successfully passed the Trademark Administrator Exam on December 10th, 2020.
October 1, 2020
IPIC’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Mary Munro is the first recipient of the Institute’s Outstanding Contribution Award. Ms. Munro received the award on October 1st for having gone above and beyond to help IPIC’s IP Administrators Committee create the Patent and Trademark Administrator Programs, therefore helping IPIC achieve its strategic goals.