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
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
RT @TS_Watch: Taxpayer client list not a trade secret under WA law, but client privacy justified redaction of info in record https://t.co/y…
RT @Jonparker01: Following the success in Palo Alto, today the #globalpatent roadshow moves on to the Windy (and rainy) City. @ManagingIP @…
RT @IPInclusive: Charter signatory @KilburnStrode is hosting a seminar on mental health during #MHAW17. Open to all working in IP: https://…
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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