CIPO announced today that it has allocated patent application number 3,000,000. This is the one-millionth ‘New Act’ patent application.
Today we’ve reached one million #patent filings since the coming into force of the New Act in 1990. This patent application will be recorded as number three million in our database! pic.twitter.com/3LjcMrIpWB
— Canadian Intellectual Property Office (@CIPO_Canada) April 10, 2018
The United States Patent Office will also hit a significant milestone soon, with the grant of patent number 10,000,000 likely in the next several weeks.