Direct in-bound applications to Canada

If you have a completed foreign application drafted in English (or already translated to English), ATMAC only charges a nominal fee to to file it for you into Canada. To receive a quote for the total price, please provide the following items:

  1. Inventor details (legal name and address for each inventor)
  2. Applicant details (legal name and address of applicant, if different than the inventor(s))
  3. Whether the applicant qualifies as a small entity in Canada
  4. Whether the applicant wants to request examination at time of filing (requesting examination can be delayed up to five years from the filing date but this will result in an equivalent delay in examination of the application)
  5. Priority details (country of filing, application number, and filing date for each priority document)
  6. Specification
  7. Claims
  8. Figures
  9. Abstract (150 words or less)
  10. Assignment document to register at time of filing (if any)

Upon receipt of the above items, ATMAC will review the complete requirements for your situation and quote you the exact costs before proceeding.

For reference, typical new application filing costs are as follows:

Fee description Due date Amount
(in CAD dollars)
for a small entity for a standard entity
Basic filing fee On date application is filed in Canada $200 $400
Examination fee (optional) On date application is filed in Canada if examination is desired as soon as possible; otherwise can be delayed up to five years from the Canadian filing date but this will result in an equivalent delay in examination of the application $400 $800
Registration fee for assignment document (optional) No due date; an assignment document can be registered at any time but is recommended to be done at time of filing into Canada $100 $100
Subtotal range (for above-listed gov't fees) $200 to $700 $400 to $1300
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To get started, please request a quotation.

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Banff Avenue; Alberta, Canada; Photo by John Vetterli; Used under CC BY-SA; cropped from original