Ottawa is located in an area known as the National Capital region of Canada, which is the home of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Aside from being Canada’s capital city, Ottawa boasts a thriving electronics, telecommunications, and software sector in its West End, and is also home of the National Research Council of Canada, a world-class research organisation that has been responsible for a number of ground-breaking discoveries.
The Ottawa office of Marks & Clerk is the oldest M&C office outside of the UK, having been established in 1921. The large downtown office is positioned to be able to serve both local and international clients. We offer a full spectrum of technical patent expertise, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, semiconductors, telecommunications and software. A highly experienced trademark team also offers prosecution, opposition and litigation services, to clients ranging in size from multinational corporations to family businesses.