BILL C-56: Bill aimed at tackling counterfeit and pirated products has been tabled by the Minister of Industry.

June 29, 2012 Bill C-11 passed thrid reading in the Senate and received royal assent

The Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-32) was introduced on June 2, 2010. 




COUNTERFEITING IN THE CANADIAN MARKET: Canadian consumers are increasingly at risk from counterfeit goods. Some of these products have been linked to injuries and even death. CIPC works with brand owners and government to help protect consumers from potentially harmful goods.

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Every year Canadian businesses suffer revenue losses due to the theft of their intellectual property. The CIPC has published an IP Manual to help businesses protect their IP.


Six month drop in world piracy, IMB report shows

July 2012

Report from BASCAP on the Fifth Global Congress on Combating counterfeiting and Piracy.
December 2009

Intellectual Property Rights Centre Report
September 2009

The United States selects U.S. intellectual property enforcement coordinator.
September 25, 2009

One of the world's largest piracy rings is shut down.
September 10, 2009.