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Software inventions get huge boost from Federal Court of Canada

August 26, 2020

The Federal Court of Canada just delivered a stinging rebuke to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) for its handling of patentable subject matter rejections in Choueifaty v. Attorney General of Canada,…

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Patent Appeal Board Pilot Program for High-Tech Inventions

January 15, 2020

The Canadian Patent Office has recently announced a new pilot project related to the Patent Appeal Board (“PAB”).  The pilot project begins January 20, 2020 and will be in effect for a period of 12 months. The new pilot project deals with high-tech (electrical/computer/software) applications…

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