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Certificates of Supplementary Protection filing fee increase effective April 1, 2019

On April 1, 2019, in accordance with subsection 9(1) of the Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations, the fee for filing a Certificate of Supplementary Protection (CSP) increased from $9,192 to $9,376. For an overview and update of the CSP regime, please see our previously published article here.

As a reminder, a CSP does not require the payment of annuities or annual maintenance fees, and the annual maintenance fees to maintain the related patent end with the expiry of the 20-year patent term.