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
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Patent subject matter eligibility: A new Section 101
Calls for changing Section 101 of the Patent Act in the US are increasing. A proposed amendment from IPO shows one way to do it, reports Michael Loney
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