CPATA’s offices will be closed December 25 to January 1 inclusively for the holidays.

Please note that CPATA’s offices will be closed on Monday, February 19 for Family Day

CPATA is the independent public interest regulator of patent agents and trademark agents in Canada.

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As an independent regulator, CPATA protects the public interest by strengthening the competencies of patent agents and trademark agents, and building confidence in accessible, ethical and expert intellectual property services in Canada. 

Our commitment to supporting the rigour and sophistication of the profession plays an important part in driving innovation and stimulating Canada’s economic growth.  

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CPATA to Administer the New Qualifying Examinations for the First Time in 2024

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CPATA to Begin Next Phase of Competency Initiative – the Development of a Professional Foundations Competency Profile

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Decision of the Discipline Committee – Alpesh Patel

A discipline hearing was held on November 27, 2023 in relation to allegations of professional misconduct involving Alpesh Patel. On January 22, 2024, the Panel……

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