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Canada’s Federal Court Orders Variation of the Records of the Patent Office to Rectify Mistake in Application
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2018

This case touches on the scope of section 52 of the Patent Act ("section 52"). The Federal Court ("FC") explained that an order under section 52


Federal Court Allows New Evidence Pursuant to Section 56 of Trade-marks Act, Allows Appeal
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2018

This case illustrates that marks which are merely descriptive of the wares, or of their geographic origin, will generally be awarded less protection -


Law Firm Removed on Patent Infringement Action Due to Conflict of Interest
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • August 28 2018

The Federal Court (“FC”) disqualified Aitken Klee LLP (“Aitken Klee”) from representing Mr. Maoz Betser-Zilevitch (“Mr. Betser-Zilevitch”) on a motion


FCA Affirms Patent Application is “Dead” Following Failure to Respond to Requisition
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2018

Under rigid rules governing the patent prosecution process in Canada, adhering to strict deadlines is crucial for prospective patentees. In this


Federal Court of Appeal Provides Further Guidance on Obviousness
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • July 10 2018

In Ciba Specialty Chemicals Water Treatments Limited v SNF Inc, 2017 FCA 225, the Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) elaborated on the obviousness


Defendants Are Not Entitled to Elect Accounting of Profits
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2018

The Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) dismissed Apotex Inc.’s (“Apotex”) appeal challenging the remedial decision, concerned with Canadian Patent No. 2


Federal Court Rejects PMPRB’s Approach to “Invention Pertains to Medicine” Analysis
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • May 24 2018

The Patent Act gives the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (the "PMPRB") jurisdiction over a patent of an invention pertaining to a medicine


ONSC educates an inventor on the difference between obtaining a Patent and maintaining a Trade Secret
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2018

Not understanding the differences between intellectual property rights or learning about their ownership implications could prove to be dangerous


Non-Infringing Alternative Defence Denied in Omeprazole Infringement Profit Case
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2018

The Federal Court (“FC”) revisits the non-infringing alternative (“NIA”) defence in its decision concerning the remedy sought by AstraZeneca Canada


Five Reasons Why Men (Yes, Men) Should Join the IPO Women in IP Committee
  • PCK Perry + Currier Inc Currier + Kao LLP
  • Canada
  • February 23 2018

Many clients now require firms to demonstrate meaningful diversity initiatives as part of their engagement. Through participation in the Committee