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La Silicon Valley du Nord - Coup d’œil sur les incitatifs fiscaux au Québec : Allégements fiscaux liés à la recherche et le développement, aux affaires électroniques et aux brevets
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

Depuis quelques années, le Canada est parfois qualifié de Silicon Valley du Nord et Montréal s’est récemment classée parmi les meilleures villes


Silicon Valley North A Primer on Quebec's Tax Incentives: R&D, E-Business and Patent Box Incentives
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

In recent years, Canada has sometimes been labelled "Silicon Valley North" and Montreal was recently ranked one of the best tech cities in the world


Federal Court opines on precedential value of prior PM(NOC) proceedings and scope of experimental use exception to public disclosure
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2016

The Federal Court’s decision inthe consolidated proceedings of Bayer Inc. v Cobalt Pharmaceuticals Company offers useful guidance as to the


Canada-Europe open new Patent Prosecution Highway pilot program
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, European Union
  • February 10 2015

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has entered into a new Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot agreement with the European Patent


Federal Court rejects inventorship claim: design input does not a co-inventor make
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 5 2014

On September 16, 2014, in Drexan Energy Systems Inc. v. Canada (Commissioner of Patents), the Federal Court rejected a claim by Drexan Energy Systems


Competition Bureau sets out preliminary views on patent agreement settlement enforcement
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2014

On September 23, 2014, John Pecman, the Commissioner of Competition, delivered the keynote address at the George Mason University Pharma Conference


Court of Appeal clarifies - for utility the promise of the patent must be "clear and unambiguous"
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 21 2013

On July 24, 2013, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) issued its decision in Apotex Inc. v. Sanofi-Aventis, overturning a Federal Court decision


White House pushes for innovation in U.S. patent system
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • June 12 2013

On June 4, 2013, the President of the United States announced seven legislative recommendations to Congress and five executive actions designed to


Supreme Court issues clear warning of need to respect the "patent bargain"
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2012

On Thursday, November 8, 2012, a unanimous Supreme Court of Canada issued a decision with significant implications for those wishing to obtain or enforce Canadian patent rights


It's not over yet - patent lapse due to clerical error may yet be saved
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2012

On July 27, 2012, the Federal Court of Canada - for the second time - quashed a decision of the Commissioner of Patents to refuse to correct a clerical error relating to Repligen Corporation’s Canadian Patent 1,341,486