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Claim indefiniteness in Canada: an overview for U.S. practitioners

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada, USA
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  • December 15 2014

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an important ruling in Nautilus Inc v Biosig Instruments Inc, 134 S. Ct. 2120, 110 U.S.P.Q.2d 1688 (2014

The troubles with patent inventorship

  • Field Law
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 14 2014

Determining inventorship is answering the question: who contributed enough to an invention to be named as an "inventor" on the patent application

After the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Alice v CLS Bank: is it time for a combined North American approach?

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 6 2014

The decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in Alice v CLS Bank (573 U.S. ____ (2014)), and its impact on the patent eligibility of computer-implemented

“Gene Patent” controversy comes to Canada

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 4 2014

Patents related to isolated DNA corresponding to a gene, as well as methods claiming the diagnostic use of such DNA sequences are often referred to

PTAB draws line on admissibility of declaration evidence in IPR

  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
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  • Canada, USA
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  • September 3 2014

In a break from the PTAB's trend of admitting evidence and allowing objections to admissibility to go to the weight of the evidence, the Board

Claim definiteness in the US, Canada and Europe

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • Canada, European Union, USA
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  • August 14 2014

On 2 June 2014, the US Supreme Court issued its decision in Nautilus, Inc. v BioSig Instruments, Inc., 572 U.S. __ (2014), No. 13-369, resurrecting

Limelight v Akamai and indirect patent infringement in Canada

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 13 2014

Recently, in Limelight Networks Inc v Akamai Technologies Inc et al ("Akamai"), 134 S Ct 2111 (2014), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that one cannot be

Patentability of computer-implemented inventions: how Canada compares to the United States in view of Alice corp

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 7 2014

Every patentee must understand that each patent system has evolved a unique way in which to effectively deal with the limits of patentable subject

Abbvie v. Janssen Biotech written description requirement road map

  • Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 7 2014

The recent decision in Abbvie Deutschland v. Janssen Biotech and Centorcor Biologics, App. No. 2013-1338, -1346 (Fed. Cir. , July 1, 2014) deserves

U.S. Supreme Court raises the bar on patent eligibility of computer-implemented methods

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 26 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International . This decision had been