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.

For the latest advisories and recalls from Health Canada, click here



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.



Across the world countries have started to realize the importance of protecting IPR.
The CIPC is particularly pleased by Canada’s continued participation in the ACTA process. The next round of negociations will take place in Switzerland in June 2010. 

Press Releases


New report confirms innovative pharmaceutical sector’s investment in Canada is chronically underreported

CSA Group Announces Support for Canada's Proposed Combating Counterfeit Products Act (March 12, 2013)

CACN Welcomes introduction of Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation (March 4, 2013)

EFC Welcomes Introduction of the Combating Counterfeit Products Act (March 1, 2013)

CIPC and the Canadian Chamber of Commerce welcome new legislation aimed at tackling counterfeit and pirated products

Canadian Intellectual Property Council pleased Canada Passes copyright bill

CIPC releases report on Counterfeiting:Counterfeiting in the Canadian market: How do we stop it?                                                                                                                                        The CIPC warns Canadians on the real cost of counterfeits at Toronto AGM CIPC celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2011CIPC Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day
April 26, 2010
CIPC welcomes focus on intellectual property in the Throne Speech.
March 3, 2010
Canadian Intellectual Property Council welcomes the EU's ratification of WIPO treaties.
December 16, 2009

Canadian Chamber Welcomes Government Action to Protect Intellectual Property Rights
June 12, 2008
Canadian Intellectual Property Council Pleased With Introduction of Copyright Bill
June 12, 2008
CIPC Launch
May 26, 2008














CIPC in the News 
 Op Ed in Toronto Star

CIPC featured on CTV

The problem with counterfeits


CIPC Submissions/Letters



















Letter from the Hon. Tony Clement Letter to the Hon. James Moore and response 

Letter to the Editor of the Ottawa Citizen

The CIPC sent a letter to all Members of Parliament on October 21st to reiterate the main points of our A Time for Change document.

Canadian and US Chamber letter to Leaders

Letter to the Minister of Industry Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

CIPC Submission to DFAIT RE: Canada’s Consultations on Possible Comprehensive Economic Agreement Negotiations with the European Union

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