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Software and business method patents continue to vex patent offices and courts
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 17 2013

The patent eligibility of software and business method patents often presents a difficult problem: how do we allow inventors to protect


Rethinking patentable subject matter in Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2010

In a strongly worded decision, the Federal Court of Canada has quashed the Commissioner of Patents’ refusal of the Canadian patent application for Amazon.com’s “1-Click” patent application


Amazon.com appeals 1-Click decision
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • September 16 2009

Amazon.com has appealed the recent rejection of a Canadian patent application for its widely publicized 1-Click technology


Bilski v. Kappos - was it worth the wait?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 6 2010

On Monday, June 28, 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court released its long awaited decision in Bilski v. Kappos


Federal Court says business methods are not excluded from patentability
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2010

In a strongly worded decision, the Federal Court of Canada has quashed the Commissioner of Patents’ refusal of the Canadian patent application for Amazon.com’s “1-Click” patent application


Amazon.com 1-Click reshaping the software patent landscape in Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2009

The Amazon.com 1-Click patent application describes purchasing items over the Internet using a single action by transmitting a client identifier associated with information about a buyer


Canadian patent office issues revised examination guidelines regarding patentable subject matter
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • August 12 2011

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published on August 1, 2011, revised examination guidelines for its patent examiners in the wake of the Federal Court decision released last fall in Amazon.com Inc. v. Commissioner of Patents


Writing the next chapter in Amazon.com’s 1-Click story
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2011

The next chapter in the Amazon.com “1-Click” patent application story is being written at the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal


Patents Year in Review
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2016

In 2015, Canadian courts and the Patent Appeal Board issued decisions which deemed non-infringing alternatives to affect damages for patent


Court of Appeal Confirms Patent Act Is a "Complete Statutory Scheme"
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2016

On February 5, 2016, the Federal Court of Appeal decided in Brown v. Canada (2016 FCA 37) that failure to disclose one's status as a public servant