Trademark Agents by Volume for 2020

Approximately 71015 trademark applications were filed in 2020. The following table is a list of the top 50 filers (agents) by the number of applications filed in 2020 on the CIPO website.

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

Some special trademark applications such as extension applications are not included in these totals. Please let me know if you identify any errors or discrepancies.

See lists for 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

[Lists generated on April 5, 2021]

Rank Agent Applications Filed Percentage of total applications
1 no agent/in-house 32619 45.9%
2 GOWLING WLG (CANADA) 3962 5.6%
3 SMART & BIGGAR 2224 3.1%
4 BERESKIN & PARR 2158 3.0%
5 BORDEN LADNER GERVAIS 1606 2.3%
6 ROBIC 1421 2.0%
7 RIDOUT & MAYBEE 1013 1.4%
8 FASKEN MARTINEAU DUMOULIN 911 1.3%
9 OSLER 807 1.1%
10 WITMART INC. 738 1.0%
11 NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT CANADA 635 0.9%
12 MOFFAT & CO. 620 0.9%
13 MILTONS IP/P.I. 619 0.9%
14 MARKS & CLERK 565 0.8%
15 LAVERY 538 0.8%
16 BAKER & MCKENZIE 533 0.8%
17 ANITA MAR 511 0.7%
18 CASSELS BROCK & BLACKWELL 427 0.6%
19 DEETH WILLIAMS WALL 396 0.6%
20 OYEN WIGGS GREEN & MUTALA 386 0.5%
21 BCF 363 0.5%
22 TORYS 361 0.5%
23 MBM INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW 361 0.5%
24 CLARK WILSON 331 0.5%
25 RICHES, MCKENZIE & HERBERT 331 0.5%
26 MILLER THOMSON 331 0.5%
27 DENTONS CANADA 314 0.4%
28 MARK W. TIMMIS 311 0.4%
29 MLT AIKINS 291 0.4%
30 CPST INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INC. 289 0.4%
31 PERLEY-ROBERTSON 287 0.4%
32 CHANTAL ST. DENIS 270 0.4%
33 COASTAL TRADEMARK SERVICES 258 0.4%
34 BENOÎT & CÔTÉ INC. 255 0.4%
35 MCCARTHY TETRAULT 252 0.4%
36 DLA PIPER (CANADA) 249 0.4%
37 BENNETT JONES 230 0.3%
38 YURI CHUMAK 215 0.3%
39 WILSON LUE 208 0.3%
40 BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON 208 0.3%
41 NEOMARK LTD. 206 0.3%
42 DJB 190 0.3%
43 PIASETZKI NENNIGER KVAS 188 0.3%
44 MCMILLAN 183 0.3%
45 THERRIEN COUTURE JOLI-COEUR 175 0.2%
46 AVENTUM IP LAW 166 0.2%
47 MILLER IP LAW 162 0.2%
48 PERRY + CURRIER 158 0.2%
49 CASSAN MACLEAN IP AGENCY INC. 158 0.2%
50 FURMAN IP LAW & STRATEGY PC 150 0.2%

Remaining agents are responsible for 10875 published applications (15.3%).

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

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