The USMCA includes provisions for Canadian IP that extend protection for biologics and copyright, exporting what some observers see as the worst of US IP law to its northern neighbour. Ellie Mertens reports
J Bradley White and Nathaniel Lipkus of Osler analyse the changes introduced by the amendments to the PMNOC Regulations, examining the rules around the 24-month timeline for actions, appropriate parties in a proceeding, NOAs, early patent dismissals, confidentiality and the 24-month stay
Steve Garland and Jean-Sébastien Dupont of Smart & Biggar consider five reasons why carrying out patent litigation in Canada is preferable to US proceedings, including no opportunity for forum shopping, no jury trials and no inter partes reviews
November / December 2019
IP law: are the pressures taking their toll?
Following World Mental Health Day, Max Walters seeks the views of in-house professionals on whether they struggle with workplace pressures, and asks how to improve wellbeing
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