Changes to the Canadian Patent Regime

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October 2019
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September 25, 2019

On October 30, 2019, Canada's new Patent Rules will come into effect under an amended Patent Act.

The coming changes will permit Canada's implementation of the Patent Law Treaty. These changes lend consistency to international portfolio management, while leaving some fundamental requirements for Canada unchanged.

In the following graphic, Partner Omar Nassif highlights the recent changes to the Canadian Patent Regime.

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