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Using the Patent Cooperation Treaty in your Patent Filing Strategy

May 08, 2018

Does filing a Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) application lead to an “international patent”? The short answer is no. But with some strategic consideration, a patentee can secure patent rights for protecting the worldwide realities of their business. The PCT is a multi-lateral treaty allowing…

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Canada: next hotspot for blockchain patents?

February 06, 2018

Canada has always had a large mining industry. Fully 57% of the global mining financings in 2016 were done on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV). But a new type of mining industry is setting up in Canada: Bitcoin…

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