Patents Databases

Search Canadian Patents, 1869-1894

Please keep in mind that only patents issued to Canadian citizens and residents are available in this collection. Canadian patents issued to non-Canadians and non-residents are not included.

The microfilming of these patents occurred during the 1970s and 1980s. Researchers may notice some interesting preservation inconsistencies captured while scanning these films, such as hands or fingers along with the patents.

NOTE: Canadian patent numbers for the years 1895 to 1919 will be added to the database in the future.

Search the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Canadian Patents Database ( for post-1920 patent numbers.

NOTE: The CIPO post-1920 Canadian Patents Database is an external site and will take you away from the Made in Canada site.