Prosecution

March 19, 2019
third party

Third Party Rights Introduced with New Patent Rules

Third party rights introduced in new Patent Rules to mitigate for long periods of uncertainty when patent applications/patents are deemed abandoned.
March 12, 2019
Due care

New Patent Rules will Make Reinstatements and Reversing a Patent Expiry More Onerous

Requests for patent application reinstatements and reversing a patent expiry are about to get more onerous with the new Patent Rules.
December 13, 2018
Due care

Changes We Can Expect with The New Patent Rules

Overview of the proposed amendments to the Patent Rules, published in the Canada Gazette on December 1, 2018.