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Equinox: Meeting Your Patent Needs in Canada and Abroad

How to Patent Your Invention in Canada and Abroad

The patent application process varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. We have provided you with a general overview of the patent application process in Canada and the United States.

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Patent Services

Equinox offers the following services related to Canadian and foreign patents:

  • Prior art searches and patentability opinions
  • Drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications in Canada, the United States, Europe, at the international level (PCT) as well as over a hundred more countries
  • Searches and legal opinions regarding patent infringement, patent validity, designing around other patents, and freedom to operate products and methods in light of existing patents
  • Patent Strategies Monitoring of new technologies
  • Managing Patent Portfolios
  • Managing patent maintenance fees
  • Opposition and re-examination procedures
  • Providing expert testimonies during patent litigation
  • Drafting, reviewing and registering patent licensing agreements
  • Due diligence reviews

For more information on the companies that generate the most patents worldwide, check out this article published on Fortune.

Our Costs

  • Prior art searches and patentability opinions: Starting at $1,500
  • Drafting provisional patent application: Starting at $2,000
  • Filing per country: One starting at $1,500
  • Drafting formal patent application: One starting at $5,500

Fees above do not include foreign associate fees, applicable taxes and patent office fees. Fees may vary and are subject to foreign exchange rates.

For any additional information, please contact us.

Examples of Achievements

1. In-ear device with selectable frequency response

2. 360-degree freedom electric cord device and system

3. Quasi-triangular in-ear device

4. Speed limiter system and method for a vehicle

5. Bone imagery segmentation method and apparatus

6. Deployment mechanism for a retractable roof system for a large building structure

7. Low cost hurricane and earthquake resistant house

8. Portable and disposable sanitary toilet seat cover

9. Liquid dispensing cover for container

10. Miniaturized receiver assembly for in-ear noise-isolating earphones

11. Load displacement apparatus

12. Adjustable canvas stretching assembly having adjustable stretching bars

13. Line art transfer freehand colouring

14. Vehicle height adjustment suspension device

15. Pulse modulation heating system and method

16. Dispenser for length material

17. Unmanned air vehicle

18. Building construction element

19. Fuel economy system and method for a vehicle

20. Apparatus for moving an object

21. Extendible shelter

22. Package stream indexer device

23. Automated order sequencing method and system

24. Steam humidifier

25. Assembly and frame for blading boot

26. Stackable insulated unit for wall construction and method of fabrication thereof

27. Block and connector system

28. Multi-level external window shutter

29. Rotary plant growing apparatus

30. Wheel spacer for reinforcing rods of cementitious structures

31. Building panel

32. Snow removal and deicing device for windshield wiper

33. Electromagnetic motor

34. Decorations with optic fibers

35. Adjusting device for a hand-held tool

36. Single-leg support

37. Auxiliary vacuum unit for a central vacuum cleaning system

38. Pressure controller device

39. Apparatus for destruction of organic pollutants

40. Log feed roll and flute attachment

41. Machine functioning on the principle of exploitation of centrifugal forces

42. Mounting for a side wing plough

43. Filing cabinet dolly

44. Storage rack column protector

45. Parasitic element for helical antenna

46. Speed control device

47. Staircase finishing plate arrangement

48. Traction aid device

49. Three-dimensional display form and blank

50. Motion detecting system for alarm device

51. Sliding sun visor

52. Order handling system

53. Isolated dual battery system

54. Portable electronic musical keyboard instrument

55. Stripping device for a press

56. Multiple liquid fuel lamp

57. Automated order mixing system

58. Sublimation pen for use in a dye sublimation printing system, and method of use of the dye sublimation printing system

59. Insert for cooler

60. Garment element with an access opening

61. Musical game

62. Process for manufacturing a headliner for the interior of an automobile and installation for use in the process

63. Linear generator apparatus

64. Angle-based method and device for protecting a rotating component

65. Electromagnetic bandgap device for antenna structures

66. Heat reclaim refrigeration system and method

67. Razor handle having an attachment structure

68. Aperture illumination control membrane

69. Manual log splitting device

70. Headgear with enclosure for an insect screen

71. Chocolate fountain apparatus with output port

72. Para-seismic support for pipes

73. System for attaching accessories to a vehicle's bodywork using clips

74. Watering device

75. Microbicidal air filter

76. Helical antenna

77. Positioning device for side wing

78. Composite building stud

79. Proportional valve

80. Seat for motor vehicle

81. Length adjustable composite stud

82. Electronic digital door opener

83. Antenna alignment system

84. Load tension alert device

85. Refrigeration defrost system

86. Retention device for rods and the like

87. Method and blank for providing a customizable decorative structure

88. Method and device for monitoring moisture content of an immersed solid dielectric material

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