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  • Breaking the promise doctrine in Canada?

    25 Aug 2016

    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

  • How the Canadian Patent Appeal Board has dealt with patent-eligibility

    25 Aug 2016

    Software patent-eligibility was clarified in the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision in 2011. Grant Tisdall and Scott Douglas of Gowling WLG analyse how the patent Appeal Board has addressed computer-implemented inventions since then

  • Understanding the impact of Canada’s IP law reform

    25 Aug 2016

    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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