Monday, April 2, 2012

Canadian Patent Practice Changes in view of the Amazon Decision

Monday, April 02, 2012
In view of the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Canada (Attorney General) v Inc. 2011 FCA 328 Amazon FCA], the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has released for public consultation documents relating to patent office practice with respect to inventive concept, statutory subject matter and claims to diagnostic methods and medical uses. The consultation period is April 2, 2012 to May 2, 2012. View the CIPO page for this consultation here.

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