Patent agents by volume for 2013

Approximately 34863 patent applications published in 2013 (76.2% national phase, 23.5% direct filed, 0.3% divisionals).

The following table is a list of the top 50 agents by volume of patent applications published or entered national phase in Canada in 2013. The actual applications may have been filed much earlier.

Please let me know of any errors or inconsistencies.

See similar lists for 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Rank Agent Applications Published Percentage of total applications % of applications being PCT # of applications being PCT
1 SMART & BIGGAR/FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO 6069 17.4% 85.5% 5187
2 GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP 3784 10.9% 82.4% 3117
3 BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS LLP 2518 7.2% 85.1% 2143
4 NORTON ROSE CANADA S.E.N.C.R.L.,S.R.L./LLP 2226 6.4% 74.4% 1656
5 RIDOUT & MAYBEE LLP 2007 5.8% 69.9% 1403
6 BERESKIN & PARR 1726 5.0% 83.6% 1443
7 SIM & MCBURNEY 1294 3.7% 77.8% 1007
8 ROBIC 1276 3.7% 83.3% 1063
9 MARKS & CLERK 1061 3.0% 83.9% 890
10 GOUDREAU GAGE DUBUC 769 2.2% 87.0% 669
11 OSLER, HOSKIN & HARCOURT LLP 700 2.0% 69.3% 485
12 no agent 677 1.9% 6.6% 45
13 KIRBY EADES GALE BAKER 675 1.9% 80.6% 544
14 OYEN WIGGS GREEN & MUTALA LLP 534 1.5% 80.3% 429
15 TORYS LLP 532 1.5% 89.1% 474
16 RICHES, MCKENZIE & HERBERT LLP 519 1.5% 75.9% 394
17 MACRAE & CO. 504 1.4% 65.9% 332
18 CRAIG WILSON AND COMPANY 384 1.1% 24.7% 95
19 MBM 372 1.1% 84.1% 313
20 FINLAYSON & SINGLEHURST 366 1.0% 72.1% 264
21 BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP 366 1.0% 72.1% 264
22 MOFFAT & CO. 334 1.0% 79.3% 265
23 DEETH WILLIAMS WALL LLP 306 0.9% 77.8% 238
24 DIMOCK STRATTON LLP 298 0.9% 75.2% 224
25 CASSAN MACLEAN 272 0.8% 90.8% 247
26 ADE & COMPANY INC. 267 0.8% 37.1% 99
27 FASKEN MARTINEAU DUMOULIN LLP 263 0.8% 72.6% 191
28 PERRY + CURRIER 253 0.7% 62.1% 157
29 SHAPIRO COHEN 198 0.6% 69.7% 138
30 BENNETT JONES LLP 166 0.5% 64.5% 107
31 BENOIT & COTE INC. 156 0.4% 83.3% 130
32 MACPHERSON LESLIE & TYERMAN LLP 155 0.4% 58.1% 90
33 EMERY JAMIESON LLP 122 0.3% 97.5% 119
34 MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP 119 0.3% 66.4% 79
35 HEENAN BLAIKIE LLP 117 0.3% 70.1% 82
36 STIKEMAN ELLIOTT LLP 106 0.3% 83.0% 88
37 BRION RAFFOUL 103 0.3% 71.8% 74
38 BCF LLP 101 0.3% 80.2% 81
39 ROWAND LLP 100 0.3% 34.0% 34
40 PIASETZKI NENNIGER KVAS LLP 98 0.3% 60.2% 59
41 INTEGRAL IP 98 0.3% 75.5% 74
42 GOODWIN MCKAY 90 0.3% 36.7% 33
43 WOODRUFF, NATHAN V. 87 0.2% 16.1% 14
44 DENNISON ASSOCIATES 80 0.2% 65.0% 52
45 MILTONS IP/P.I. 79 0.2% 59.5% 47
46 MCMILLAN LLP 77 0.2% 59.7% 46
47 CAMERON IP 77 0.2% 77.9% 60
48 BROUILLETTE & ASSOCIES/PARTNERS 75 0.2% 69.3% 52
49 BULL, HOUSSER & TUPPER LLP 72 0.2% 81.9% 59
50 EQUINOX 66 0.2% 66.7% 44

Remaining agents are responsible for 2169 published applications (6.2%).

All numbers are approximate. Firms are listed as they appear on CIPO’s tombstone pages for individual patents/patent applications. Applications filed under the name of an individual agent are not included within the total for a firm.

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