The Supreme Court of Canada will rule on the controversial issue of the “promise of the patent”. Practitioners are hoping for guidance on whether the doctrine is valid for analysing a patent’s utility, say Michael Loney and Natalie Rahhal
Software patent-eligibility was clarified in the Federal Court of Appeal’s Amazon.com decision in 2011. Grant Tisdall and Scott Douglas of Gowling WLG analyse how the patent Appeal Board has addressed computer-implemented inventions since then
Canada is undergoing extensive domestic IP law reform to implement several international treaties. David E Schwartz and Kendra L Cann of Smart & Biggar analyse the biggest changes
Jaguar Land Rover to trademark Defender design to see off rivals https://t.co/9XxH3FwZID via @FT
@patentassertion @Mathys_Squire Would you be interested in writing a follow up looking at trends in other jurisdictions, eg DE, FR, IT & NL?
RT @MarquesIP: At #marques17 Dimitris Botis of @EU_IPO & Simon Malynicz of @3NewSquare discuss the EUTM changes coming on October 1 #EUIPO0…
How UK IP firms hope to survive Brexit
The UK’s departure from the EU threatens to disrupt IP practice in the country – and patent and trade mark firms are already taking steps to mitigate the potential damage. James Nurton reports
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