Patent Agents By Volume For 2014

Approximately 34701 patent applications published in 2014 (76.6% national phase, 23.2% direct filed, 0.2% 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 2014. 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 5873 16.9% 85.6% 5029
2 GOWLING LAFLEUR HENDERSON LLP 4084 11.8% 80.9% 3304
3 BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS LLP 2297 6.6% 83.9% 1928
4 NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA LLP/S.E.N.C.R.L.,S.R.L. 2216 6.4% 73.6% 1632
5 RIDOUT & MAYBEE LLP 1739 5.0% 77.1% 1341
6 BERESKIN & PARR 1579 4.6% 84.0% 1327
7 ROBIC 1375 4.0% 82.6% 1136
8 SIM & MCBURNEY 1165 3.4% 76.0% 885
9 MARKS & CLERK 1067 3.1% 86.3% 921
10 GOUDREAU GAGE DUBUC 802 2.3% 86.7% 695
11 OSLER, HOSKIN & HARCOURT LLP 735 2.1% 67.5% 496
12 no agent 651 1.9% 8.4% 55
13 KIRBY EADES GALE BAKER 589 1.7% 81.5% 480
14 OYEN WIGGS GREEN & MUTALA LLP 541 1.6% 79.9% 432
15 TORYS LLP 540 1.6% 95.6% 516
16 MACRAE & CO. 521 1.5% 66.2% 345
17 CRAIG WILSON AND COMPANY 498 1.4% 46.6% 232
18 RICHES, MCKENZIE & HERBERT LLP 454 1.3% 79.1% 359
19 FINLAYSON & SINGLEHURST 409 1.2% 79.0% 323
20 MOFFAT & CO. 382 1.1% 69.9% 267
21 MBM 352 1.0% 83.5% 294
22 BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP 346 1.0% 82.1% 284
23 FASKEN MARTINEAU DUMOULIN LLP 325 0.9% 71.4% 232
24 DEETH WILLIAMS WALL LLP 278 0.8% 74.5% 207
25 PERRY + CURRIER 262 0.8% 64.5% 169
26 DIMOCK STRATTON LLP 259 0.7% 93.4% 242
27 BENOIT & COTE INC. 248 0.7% 80.2% 199
28 ADE & COMPANY INC. 222 0.6% 34.2% 76
29 CASSAN MACLEAN 214 0.6% 82.7% 177
30 PARLEE MCLAWS LLP 170 0.5% 79.4% 135
31 BENNETT JONES LLP 164 0.5% 59.1% 97
32 PIASETZKI NENNIGER KVAS LLP 158 0.5% 55.7% 88
33 MACPHERSON LESLIE & TYERMAN LLP 150 0.4% 50.7% 76
34 EMERY JAMIESON LLP 131 0.4% 95.4% 125
35 STIKEMAN ELLIOTT LLP 129 0.4% 88.4% 114
36 BRION RAFFOUL 126 0.4% 75.4% 95
37 ROWAND LLP 125 0.4% 47.2% 59
38 INTEGRAL IP 121 0.3% 84.3% 102
39 BCF LLP 120 0.3% 85.0% 102
40 SHAPIRO COHEN LLP 118 0.3% 76.3% 90
41 MCCARTHY TETRAULT LLP 98 0.3% 68.4% 67
42 BROUILLETTE & ASSOCIES/PARTNERS 86 0.2% 68.6% 59
43 CAMERON IP 84 0.2% 63.1% 53
44 HILL & SCHUMACHER 81 0.2% 63.0% 51
45 WANG, PETER 79 0.2% 77.2% 61
46 FURMAN IP LAW & STRATEGY PC 78 0.2% 70.5% 55
47 MILTONS IP/P.I. 77 0.2% 64.9% 50
48 MCMILLAN LLP 74 0.2% 68.9% 51
49 PERLEY-ROBERTSON, HILL & MCDOUGALL LLP 71 0.2% 63.4% 45
50 WOODRUFF, NATHAN V. 69 0.2% 8.7% 6

Remaining agents are responsible for 2369 published applications (6.8%).

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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