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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


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


U.S. Supreme Court again limits business method patents
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 19 2014

The United States Supreme Court today unanimously reaffirmed that the mere implementation of an abstract idea in a computer is not sufficient to


Bar Against Extrinsic Information Not Up To Scratch, Federal Court
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

In Pollard Banknote Limited v BABN Technologies Corp (2016 FC 883), the Canadian Federal Court put a spotlight on the risks created by Canada’s rule


U.S. patent troll bill unsuccessful what is the situation in Canada?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 28 2014

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, a U.S. bill aimed at combatting patent trolling practices was pulled from consideration by the U.S. Senate Judiciary


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


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


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


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


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