Jean-Charles Grégoire

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Canada finalizes amendments to patent examination: key points and next steps

Canada - July 11 2022 Significant amendments to the Patent Rules introducing excess claim fees and requests for continued examination were published on June 22 and will…

Federal Court of Canada requires CIPO to apply IPIC’s framework to Computer-Implemented Inventions

Canada - June 20 2022 The Federal Court recently ordered the Commissioner of Patents to follow a framework on assessing patentable subject matter. Significantly, the…

Supreme Court of Canada rejects the “promise doctrine"

Canada - July 4 2017 The Supreme Court of Canada issued its long-awaited decision in an appeal challenging the “promise of the patent” doctrine (the “promise doctrine”)…

Canada releases draft changes to industrial design regulations

Canada, Global - June 22 2017 With statutory amendments passed into law, and regulatory amendments now drafted, Canada is modernizing its industrial design legislation. The…

Colour now registrable as part of an Industrial Design in Canada

Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA - January 16 2017 Colour can be useful in marketing a product. The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the European Union Intellectual Property Office…