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March 12, 2019

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.
February 28, 2019

Official Mark Status Not a Defence in Trademark Infringement Action

2018 FC 971 – FC confirms that government marks are subject to infringement actions
February 27, 2019
Alan Feeney

PCK IP’s Alan Feeney to Speak at Bryant University’s International Professional Series

PCK IP's Alan Feeney to present on Intellectual Property Rights at Bryant University's John H. Chafee Center for International Business
February 20, 2019

PCT Filing Deadlines in Canada Soon to be Much Shorter

Shorter Deadlines for PCT Filing in Canada Coming Soon
February 14, 2019
Stephen Perry

Stephen Perry of PCK named as Top Patent Agent by Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders, Global Elite 2019

PCK IP's Stephen Perry is recognized as top patent agent by Who’s Who Legal Global Elite.
February 7, 2019
T. Andrew Currier

Who’s Who Legal Canada: 2018, Patent Practitioners

PCK IP’s Andrew Currier is recognized by Who’s Who Legal Canada.
February 4, 2019
Stephen Perry

Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2018

PCK IP's Stephen Perry is recognized by Who’s Who Legal Canada.
January 23, 2019

SCOTUS Finds That Secret and Mere Existence of Sales May Invalidate Patents

586 U.S. ___ (2019) SCOTUS affirms CAFC's decision holding that if the existence of the sale is public, the invention does not need to be publicly disclosed to fall within the AIA’s on-sale bar.
January 11, 2019

Practical Strategies for Canadian Trademark Applicants from Now until June 17, 2019 when Canada’s new Trademark Law Takes Effect

Strategies for Trademark Applicants from now until the new Trademark Law takes effect in June 2019
January 10, 2019

CAFC Reviews the Effect of the Removal of a Priority Claim in Patent Application Forming Part of a Chain

Fed. Cir. 2017-1962 – CAFC confirms that removing priority claim in a patent application part of a chain of applications will impact the later filed applications.